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Kenneth L. (Ken) Faulkner

Kenneth L. (Ken) Faulkner
  • September 16, 1937 - March 7, 2013
  • Knoxville, Tennessee

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“Dear Carol, Very sorry to hear about Ken. He was a great guy. Have thought of you and Ken many times. Pat Wright and I, with whom I still stay in...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Jim Watkin - Knoxville, TN

“Charlene Phillips and I extend our thoughts and prayers to you during this time. We went to school with Carole. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Valentine Lewis - Charlotte, NC

“To: Carole F. Byrd and Dwight Willis My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in your time of loss. I would love to hear from...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Lindia Jones Branch - knoxville, TN

“Ken and I worked together at ETHRA and he invited me to attend Westminster many years ago. Little did I know what a blessing that was. My thoughts...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Christie (Caldwell) Dowling - TN

“Sorry for the loss of your father. Sending prayers for you and your family. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jessica Johnston - Hopkinsville, KY

“Scott, Jami, and Olivia, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and your mother. If you need anything, please let us know. Alan, Michelle,...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Alan and Michelle Daves - VA

“Ken was a very good friend and loved by all we will miss him . ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Charles Valentine - Knoxville, TN

“We are very sorry to hear of Kens passing,We thought a lot of Ken and treasured his friendship greatly. Chuck and Sandy Griffin ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Chuck and Sandy Griffin - TN

Faulkner, Kenneth L. (Ken) - age 75, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Parkwest Hospital. Mr. Faulkner was born on September 16, 1937 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and a long time resident of the Rocky Hill community. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank D. and Mary Nell Faulkner. Mr. Faulkner was a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He was past Executive Vice President of the Blount County Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives, Director of the United Way of Blount County, creator and director of the transportation program for the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA). He was retired from The Learning Company. In his younger days he was active in UT's Carousel Theater, and the Maryville Playhouse. In his later years he enjoyed acting in the Westminster Players. He served in the US Navy Reserve for eight years. He enjoyed reading, watching sports, music, and was an avid supporter of UT athletics. He is survived by his loving wife Carol Clem Faulkner; son, Scott Faulkner and wife Jami; granddaughter, Olivia, all of Maryville; sister, Carole Byrd; nephew, Eric Byrd, both of Knoxville; special cousin, Dwight Willis; best friend, Dennis Vaught. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Rocky Hill Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Buran Phillips and Rev. James H. Maples, Jr. officiating. A memorial service will then be held Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Mr. Faulkner's name to either the American Cancer Society, 871 N Weisgarber Rd, Knoxville, TN 37909, or The American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas TX 75284-0692. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Online condolences may be made at