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Richard Hollis Faulk

February 11, 1926 January 18, 2012
Richard Hollis Faulk
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Richard Hollis Faulk, 85 of Toney, Alabama died on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at his home. Born Thursday, February 11, 1926 in Athens, Alabama, he was the son of the late Roy Freeman Faulk and the late Lota Nell Carter Faulk. He was a member of Wooley Springs Church of Christ. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in WWII. He served on the Athens Police Force, retiring as the Chief of Police. He loved cattlefarming, hunting and training his bird dogs, He was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide fan. Surviving are his wife: Lillian Bell McGuire Faulk of Toney, AL, sons, Richard Hollis Faulk II of Athens, AL and Cecil Allen Faulk of Toney, AL, daughter, Doris Jean Meadows of Toney, AL, brothers, Waylon Faulk of Marion, IN, Wes Faulk of Ardmore, AL, Charles Faulk of Ardmore, AL, and Donnie Faulk of Pulaski, TN, sisters, Evelyn Lykins of Marion, IN and Linda (Judy) Meadows of Athens, AL, six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Almon Faulk, David Faulk, Cecil Faulk, George Faulk and Bobby Joe Faulk, infant sister, Sarah Faulk, and a daughter: Bettie Bligh Canten. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 20, 2012, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama with Bro. Douglas Eubanks officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL. Pallbearers will be Tracy Meadows, Rob Canten, Stacy Meadows, Jesse Meadows, Austin Sandwell, and Wayne Faulk. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow officers. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama.

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