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Dempsey Faulk

July 20, 1934 ~ December 22, 2021 (age 87)


Dempsey Faulk, 87, of Mortons Gap, Ky passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at his home. He was born in Mortons Gap, KY, on July 20, 1934 to the late Omer Sr. and Dobie Faulk. 

Mr. Faulk was of the Christian faith and was a member of the UMWA.

He retired from Peabody Star Mine where he had worked as a coal miner.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Darla Faulk; his brothers and sisters; his granddaughter, Stephanie Cunningham; and his grandson, Matthew Cunningham.

Mr. Faulk is survived by his wife, Martha Faulk of Mortons Gap, KY; five children: Kathy Cunningham of Mortons Gap, Angela Jarvis and her husband, Harold, of Mortons Gap, Pamela Walker and her husband, Joe, of Paris, TN, Michael Faulk and his wife, Ada, of Livingston, TN, and Trent Faulk of Mortons Gap; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Monday, December 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Faulk Cemetery in Mortons Gap, KY.

There will be no visitation.

Pallbearers will be Neal Faulk, Dempsey Faulk, Ruel Walker, Skeeter Baize, and Caleb Walker, and Jason Faulk. 

Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.

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Graveside Service
December 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Faulk Cemetery
Pirate Lane
Mortons Gap, KY 42440

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