Mr. Billy Dean Faulker, age 76, a resident of Dierks, Arkansas died Thursday, June 4, 2015, at his home.
He was born on July 14, 1938 in Dierks. He was a retired Master Sergeant in the U.S Air force, was a Vietnam veteran and was a member of the Dierks Church of Christ. He loved working on his farm and riding his Kubota with his dog Mickey.
Mr. Faulkner was preceded in death by his parents, Loy and Mamie Rosana Farley Faulkner; one daughter, Anita Kay Faulkner; one brother, James Robert “J.R.” Faulkner; and two sisters, Helen Bernice Smith and Clara Louise Faulkner.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Vinita Sue Gibson Faulkner; one son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Beth Faulkner; one daughter, Rosemary Stewart, all of Dierks; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Faulkner will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 6, 2015, in the Dierks Church of Christ with Bill Paxton officiating. Burial will follow in Sunshine Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Dierks Church of Christ.
You may register on-line at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com