A. Kenneth Faulk(1924 - 2013)

A. Kenneth Faulk

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 4, 2013, at a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for A. Kenneth Faulk, 89, who died on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Reverend Louis Allen Breaux, St. Benedict the Moor Chruch in Duson, will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Lectors will be two of his grandchildren, Jeanne LeBouef and Alyssa Mitchell. Giftbearers will be Carmen Guidry, Mary Margaret Faulk, Ashley Wilson, Mary Elizabeth Mayeaux, and Taylor Hebert. Eulogist will be his son, Greg Faulk.

Survivors include his loving wife of thirty four years, Beverly Debetaz Faulk of Lafayette; one son, Gregory Faulk and his wife, Suyapa of Nashville, TN; four daughters, Janet Wilson and her husband, Emmett of Youngsville, Carla Lambousy and her husband, Stephen of Crowley, Lynn Cullen and her husband, Mark of Crowley, Jill Guidry and her husband, Marcus, Sr. of Lafayette; two step daughters, Debby Bowers and her husband, Roy of Scott and Susie Hebert and her husband, Eddie of Arnaudville; one brother, Norman Faulk and his wife, Nettie of Rayne; three sisters, Selma Blanchard and her husband, Hubert of Atlanta, Sylvia Morris and her husband, Jeff of Houston, TX and Evelyn Siewert and her husband, Bob of Seattle, WA; one sister-in-law, Joyce Faulk of Rayne; twenty grandchildren, Mary Elizabeth Mayeaux, Bradley Faulk, Mary Magaret Faulk, Jeanne LeBouef, , Ashley Wilson, Mark Wilson, Marcus Guidry, Jr., Carmen Guidry, Katherine Cullen, Alyssa Mitchell, Eric Lambousy, Ross Cullen, Jon Austin Cullen, Casey Hebert, Taylor Hebert and Seth Bowers; and eleven great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Fernest and Florence Chappuis Faulk; one son, Ted Faulk; one brother, Stanley Faulk; two granddaughters, Mary Francis Faulk and Courtney Bowers.

A native of Rayne and a resident of Lafayette, Ken proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army Transportation Corp. and in the Navy Maritime. He worked for Southern Pacific Railroad, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance and Bayou Bend Country Club in Crowley. Ken was the served as President of the International Rice Festival of Crowley in 1967. Kenneth's passion was playing and teaching the game of golf and proudly achieved making six hole in one in his lifetime with his last one at the age of eighty. Ken's true love was spending time with his family.

Pallbearers will be Eric Lambousy, Bradley Faulk, Mark Wilson, Marcus Guidry, Jr., Ross Cullen, John Austin Cullen, Casey Hebert and Seth Bowers.

The family requests that visitation be observed in Martin & Castille's DOWNTOWN location on Sunday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and on Monday from 8:00 AM until time of service.

A Rosary will be prayed Sunday at 6:00 PM in Martin & Castille Funeral Home.

The Faulk family would like to give special thanks to his caregivers, Lou and Calvin Vice, all the staff of Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home and Amedisys Hospice.

View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com

Martin & Castille-DOWNTOWN-330 St. Landry St., Lafayette, LA 70506, 337-234-2311

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Martin & Castille
330 Saint Landry Street Lafayette, LA 70506
(337)234-2311

Published in the The Advertiser on Mar. 3, 2013