WILMINGTON — George Livingston “Buddy” Faulk, 88, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at home.
He was born Sept. 15, 1931, and raised in Wilmington, the son of the late Fletcher Faulk and Daisy Matthews Faulk.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Alice Bradham Faulk; son, Clayton E. Faulk Sr.; daughter, Gloria Palmer; as well as several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his daughter, Teresa Faulk; son, Dennis Faulk; six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. It would light up George’s heart every time they entered the room. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Rabon; brothers, Clarence Faulk and Jimmy Faulk; many nieces and nephews; and two special adopted daughters, Stephanie Carroll and Phyllis Brown.
In 2006, George retired from his family ceramic tile installation business. George served his country with honor and distinction in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. While serving in the U.S. Army, he was a gunnery PFC in the 567 Field Artillery. He was in charge of disassembling and reassembling the “big guns.” He also trained others in this field.
George loved fishing and going out on the boat with family. He was a die hard Carolina Panthers fan and loved NASCAR racing as well.
A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, June 12, with a funeral service following at 2 p.m. at the Wilmington Chapel, 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington. Burial will immediately follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Wilmington.
“Daddy, you were and will always be my hero!”
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