January 10, 1955 ~ August 30, 2021
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Mills River, NC
Donald George Faulkner, age 66, of Mills River, N.C., passed away at the Elizabeth House Hospice Center on August 30, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Faulkner was born in Asheville to the late George Wayne and Helen W. Faulkner, and graduated from Franklin High School in Franklin, N.C. He was employed in manufacturing and home building industries. Prior to and during his retirement, he enjoyed many hobbies especially woodworking, golfing and fishing.
Mr. Faulkner is survived by his sister Beth Faulkner Farmer and her husband Rick of Asheville; brother, Gerald W. Faulkner of Pahrump, Nevada; nieces Lauren Morgan and Jessica Quintana of Asheville; and other extended family including his lifelong friend Jerry Holland, and his wife Cheri, of Asheville.
A memorial service for family and friends will be held at Green Hills Cemetery in Asheville starting at 11 am on Tuesday, September 7.
In lieu of flowers, the family graciously asks that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org).
Groce Funeral Home’s Lake Julian team is assisting the family.
Graveside Service: September 7, 2021 11:00 am
Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Hwy.
Asheville, NC 28806