Kenneth Faulkner


Kenneth G. Faulkner, 86, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at his home in Moscow.

Kenneth G. Faulkner, 86, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at his home in Moscow.

He was born Oct. 12, 1925, in Bloom, Colo., to George R. and Caroline M. Massey Faulkner. He graduated from Jetmore High School in 1947.

On Aug. 27, 1947, he married Betty Bradford in Jetmore.

For most of his career, Mr. Faulkner worked as a heavy equipment operator, working for Hodgeman County for several years and for several contractors. A former resident of Ensign, he moved to Moscow in 1987. He served in the U.S. Navy.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a sister, Maxine Stapleton of Dodge City; three daughters, Dianna Spencer of Great Bend, Beverly, of the home, and Cherie Freed of Moscow; a son, Bryan Coday of Cleburne, Texas; five granddaughters; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Clyde Faulkner.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Moscow Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Moscow Cemetery.

Paul's Funeral Home of Hugoton is in charge of arrangements.

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