John R. Faulkner

John R. Faulkner, 69, of Roanoke, IN, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at his home following an extended illness.

Mr. Faulkner served in the United States Air Force. He was an executive flight attendant for United Technologies and then was a final tester at Water Furnace for 25 years before retiring.

He was born March 1, 1950, in Marion, to Donald E. and Leona B. Maher Faulkner. His wife, Linda A. Garvey, survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Benjamin J. (Barbara) Faulkner, of Columbia City; two sisters, Donna Jean Rust, of Marion, and Cheryl Ann (Mark) Wall, of Monroeville; and four grandchildren, Anthony E. Faulkner, of Columbia City; and Tristan Graft, Peyton Maul and Gabrielle Maul.

An honor guard presentation will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 160, 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke, followed by a dinner for family and friends at 6:30 p.m.

Memorials are to American Legion Post 160 of Roanoke, the American Heart Association or the Jefferson Center Township Volunteer Fire Department, in care of Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46783.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.