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George Guy Faulk Sr.: Nakina

1931 – 2018

     George Guy Faulk Sr. of Nakina, died Sunday Dec. 23, in Columbus Regional Healthcare, Whiteville. He was 87.

     Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late George Randle Faulk and Amanda Long Faulk.

     He was a member of Seven Creeks Baptist Church where he served as secretary and treasurer for 45 years.

     He was a proud veteran of the U. S. Navy, where he served honorably until he was discharged.

     Among his many accomplishments, he was chairman of the Democratic Bug Hill Precinct #3, and he was a farmer and logger all of his life, but his biggest accomplishment that he was most proud of was his family. He always said he was a blessed man in many ways who never lost trust in his Good Lord.

     He is survived by his wife of 63 years of marriage, Thetus Ward Faulk; son, Guy Faulk Jr. and wife Emily of Nakina; three daughters, Debbie Register of Crusoe Island, Sandra Simmons and husband Ronnie of Crusoe Island, Faye Kinlaw and husband Jimmy of Whiteville; a sister, Marie Ellis of Wilmington; nine grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; a great-great grandson; and his beloved K9 pet Phoebe.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Roy Faulk; two sisters, Zula Chestnutt and Letha Stanley; and a son-in-law, Guy Register.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, in Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, in Seven Creeks Baptist Church, Nakina, burial following in the Long Cemetery, Nakina.

     To serve as pallbearers were to be grandsons, Jeremy Register, Casey Register, Justin Register, Robbie Jacobs, Davy Simmons, Drake Simmons; and honorary pallbearers, Josh Faulk and Blake Register.

     A guest register is available here.