March 5, 1947 - July 4, 2017
A memorial service with military honors will be held at Willamette National Cemetery, 8090 SE 112th Ave., Portland, OR 97266 on Wed., July 19, 2017 at 12:30p.m. Following the service there will be a celebration of life at 6711 NE 65th Avenue, Vancouver, Washington.
“John had a very kind heart
and was a friend to all he met.”
John W. Faulkner, Jr. was born in Albuquerque, NM and grew up in Torrance, CA. He graduated from South High and El Camino College. John passed away at home in Vancouver, WA with his wife and son by his side.
John served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1968 earning a Purple Heart and Silver Star.
He retired after 26 years from Toyota as a general manager. John and his family moved back to Washington where he worked for Thrustmaster for 5 years before retiring for good! He then “worked full time” at golfing!
John is survived by his wife of 33 years, Audrey; son, Brandon Faulkner (Staci); step-sons, Brandon Ehresman (Jennifer) and Shane Ehresman; six grandchildren; sisters, Jeri Faulkner and Ricki Decker; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents, John Sr. and Nan (Conley) Faulkner.