Thomas Francis Faulkner
Thomas Francis Faulkner
  • September 17, 1935 - June 18, 2017
  • Gadsden, Alabama

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Thomas Francis Faulkner, age 81 of Gadsden, passed away on June 18, 2017. He was owner of Rainbow Cultured Marble for 35 years. He was Catholic. In his earlier years, he was in very involved in civic work in Gadsden including being a Scout Master for the Boy Scouts and Band Master for the Gadsden High School Band Program. He was the Drive Chairman for the United Way and a donor to the Gadsden Cultural Arts Center.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lois Mitchell Faulkner; 2 sons Thomas Kevin Faulkner (Michèle Pynaert) and Stephen Patrick Faulkner; 2 grandchildren Catherine (Cate) Faulkner (James Zimmer-Dauphinee) and Matthew Geoffrey Faulkner; sisters-in-law, Joy Faulkner Marchi (John), Marie Mitchell Ward (Joe), Montez Mitchell, and brothers-in-law Thomas Clayton Mitchell (Phyllis) of Pulaski, William (Bill) Mitchell (Faye) of Cornerville; cousins Thomas Corcoran (Jane) of Nashville, Patricia Corcoran Gray of Florida, Kay Corcoran of Florida, and Greg Dixon (Susan) of Chevy Chase, Maryland, and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Matthew G. Faulkner, Charles (Chuck) Faulkner, Shane Faulkner, John Richard Faulkner, Douglas Kerns, Terry Ward, Mike Ward, Joey Wade and Jeremy Wade.
The family would like to share this: "Those we love we never lose, For always they will be, Loved, remembered, treasured, Always in our memory."
The family would like to thank the staff on the 3rd and 5th floors at Riverview Medical Center for their care during his illness.
A visitation will be held in Gadsden, Alabama at Collier-Butler Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 pm until 7 pm. A visitation will be at Bennett-May Giles County Funeral Home in Pulaski, Tennessee from 11 am until 1 pm Wednesday with funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Giles Memorial Garden.
Memorials can be made to Boy Scouts of America, Gadsden High School Band Program, or the United Way. Flowers will also be accepted.