John M. Faulk, 83, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2005 at Eagle Creek Health & Rehab.
He was a veteran with the Army 101st Airborne during World War II, receiving a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and an Infantry Combat Badge. He worked part-time at Wackenhut Security for 20 years, was a boiler mechanic at Indianapolis Public Schools for 38 years, and also worked part-time at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 40 years. He was a member of the Calvary Tabernacle.
Survivors include: his wife Katie P. (Boston) Faulk; five sons, John and his wife Carol Faulk, Mike and his wife Laura Faulk, Rick and his wife Gloria Faulk, Tim and his wife Lynn Faulk, and Jeff and his wife Angie Faulk; a daughter Debbie Miles; four brothers, Paul, Morris, Lawrence and Terrance Faulk; two sisters, Fredia Weaver and Flossie Lloyd; 20 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Faulk.
Funeral service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Calvary Tabernacle, 902 Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery.
Friends may call today from 3-8 p.m. at Conkle Funeral Home Speedway Chapel, 4925 West 16th St., Speedway and at the church one hour prior to the service Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Richard L. Roudebush Medical Center or Eagle Creek Health Care.