BURLINGTON, N.C. - William Keith Faulkner, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at ARMC surrounded by his family. He was a native of Alamance County and the husband of 53 years to Faye Jackson Faulkner, who survives.
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Keith retired as an independent sales rep in the hospitality industry. He played baseball at Pfeiffer College and was a graduate of Appalachian State University. Keith was a member of Grove Park Baptist Church and a member of the Friendship Sunday School class. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and enjoyed playing golf in his spare time. Keith was a friend to every one he met and his radiant smile was a testimony to his Christian character.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Jackson Faulkner, of the home; daughter, Lisa Garrett and husband Walt of Raleigh; son, Bill Faulkner and wife Libby of Raleigh; grandson, William Jackson Garrett, who affectionately called him "Keith Daddy," of Raleigh; sisters, Evelyn Payne of Burlington and Faydean Mann of Tallahassee, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Ira Faulkner and Alyne Carpenter Faulkner.
A service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Grove Park Baptist Church by Dr. Gene Hunsinger. Burial will follow with military honors at Pine Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church and at other times at the home.
Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, National Processing Center, Attn: Memorial Gifts, P.O. Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007 or Grove Park Baptist Church, 108 Trail 1, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2012