Walter L. Faulkner
Walter L. Faulkner, 77, of Springfield, died at 12:15 pm, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born December 31, 1940 in Springfield, to David Earl and Bobbie Ilene Sumpter Faulkner. He married Mary Carol Kamees on May 15, 1966 and she survives.
Also surviving are one son, Todd Faulkner of Springfield; two grandchildren, Matthew and Todd Faulkner, Jr.; three brothers, Don (Vicky) Faulkner, Ronald (Lynda) Faulkner and James (Hannah) Faulkner all of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Walter was a US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Local IBEW #51 and the VFW #755. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, bowling, gambling and photography.
He was a supervisor, trouble shooter and crew leader for CILCO. He installed Gas Grills on the side.
Visitation: 9-10 am, Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. Burial will follow at Brush Creek Cemetery in Divernon, where military honors will be conducted.
The family requests guests to wear casual attire.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Prairie Heart Institute.
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