James J. 'Jim' Faulds
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"Served his country for 52 years
with the United States Air Force"
CHELMSFORD -- James J. "Jim" Faulds, 72, of Chelmsford, died Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home, after a long illness. He was the widower of the late Marcia (Manning) Faulds who died in 2009.
Born February 3, 1940, in Warsaw, New York, he was a son of the late Alexander and the late Rilla (Carson) Faulds, and was raised and educated in Geneseo, New York, graduating from High School.
Mr. Faulds joined the United States Air Force in 1958, serving for twenty six years during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge and retirement from active duty, he served as a civilian for the United States Air Force for the next twenty six years, as a personnel manager for the Department of Defense, retiring in August of 2012.
He made his home in Chelmsford and enjoyed bowling, golf, softball, and was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Bruins.
He is survived by his children, Jim J. Faulds Jr. and his wife, Julie, of New Albany, IN, Kim M. Faulds of Chelmsford, Andrew J. Faulds and his wife, Jessica, of Nashua, NH, and Courtney L. Faulds of Chelmsford; his three grandsons, Joshua Faulds of Methuen and Cameron Faulds and Chase Faulds of Nashua, NH; his two granddaughters, Emily Skinner and Molly Skinner of Chelmsford; his sister, Sally Demunn and her husband, Joe, of Liecester, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also the father of the late Christine Faulds and the late Amy Faulds-Denton.
FAULDS -- YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS MEMORIAL VISITATION 2 UNTIL 6 ON FRIDAY, FEB. 8, AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HIS BURIAL WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY, FEB. 11, AT THE MASSACHUSETTS NATIONAL CEMETERY AT BOURNE. MEMORIALS IN HIS NAME TO THE
CENTRALIZED MEMORIAL PROCESSING CENTER, 30 SPEEN STREET, FRAMINGHAM MA 01701. PLEASE VISIT WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM AT ANYTIME TO SEND THE FAMILY AN E-CONDOLENCE.
McDonough Funeral Home
14 HIGHLAND STREET
Lowell, MA 01852-3359
Published in Lowell Sun from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2013