William A. Faux, 80, of Tunkhannock, passed away peacefully at Lakeside Nursing Facility, Harveys Lake, surrounded by his family on March 19, 2013.
He was born in Vernon, Pa. on Oct. 28, 1932. He was the son of the late Joseph and Cloe Evans Faux. He was preceded in death by his brothers Robert and Wilmer, of Vernon.
Bill graduated from Tunkhannock High School in 1950 and was a veteran of the Air Force, serving in Germany during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1956. He worked at Bendix and the Pennsylvania Liquor Store.
Upon retiring he was the owner and operator of Faux's Inn, Harveys Lake. He loved the outdoors and making memories with his children and grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Sandra Montross Faux; son, William D. Faux and wife Christine; daughters, Lori A. Faux Bennett and husband David, both of Tunkhannock; Cody and Joyelle, both at home; grandchildren, LeAnn Newell, Tinna and husband Brett of Falls; Amanda Faux Armanini and husband Frank; Cloe and Tommy Newell; Erik, Kiara, Tanisha, Jasmine, Eligh and Gretchen Bennett, all of Tunkhannock; great-granddaughter, Kynzi Renee Newell. Also surviving are brothers Joseph Faux, Lemon, and Art, Vernon, and David Faux of Arizona; sisters, Ethel Kidd and Donna Robinson, both of Tunkhannock; several step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, as well as many foster children and foster grandchildren he grew to love and spend time with over many years.
A memorial service will be held at the Eatonville United Methodist Church with military honors on Saturday March 23, 2013 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Betty Reilly officiating. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Eatonville United Methodist Church Church Road, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 or the Wyoming County Special Needs Association, 636 29N Tunkhannock, PA 18657. For online condolences or directions, please visit www.aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 21, 2013