He was a 1964 Graduate of Patricksburg High School and served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Washington Army National Guard as a 1st Sgt.. He was Past Master of the Linton Masonic Lodge #560, Past Commander of the American Legion Post #22 of Linton, and the VFW #7118 of Linton, and attended Lebanon Baptist Church of Midland. He began his career with Indiana Bell, truly enjoying his job, retiring from Ameritech.
He is survived by his wife, Laura (Jerrell) Faulk, whom he married June 7, 1991; six children, Laurel Edmonson of Lyons, Michael A. (Amanda) Faulk of Linton, Shelley Wisniewski of Linton, Christy Johnson of Linton, Holly Faulk of Bloomington, and Ron D. "Buddy" (Crystal Elkins) Weddle of Lyons; four brothers, John (Carol) Faulk of Tampa, FL, Rick (Gloria) Faulk of Indianapolis, Tim (Lynn) Faulk of Indianapolis, and Jeff (Angie) Faulk of Cape Coral, FL; one sister, Debbie Faulk-Miles of Speedway; and 18 grandchildren, Eric, Adam, Matthew, Ashley, Chelsey, Michael Craig, Nicole, Samantha, Nate, Nick, Noah, Nerin, Madison, Briar, Trevor, Taylor, Elesabeth; and Bailey, and four great-grandkids, Molly, Paris, Paige, and Peyton.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2012, Pastor David Loy officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton with military graveside rites by the American Legion Post #22 of Linton.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m., with Masonic Memorial Service at 7 p.m., and from 11 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans through the funeral home.