Ernest Faulconer

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Ernest Wesley Faulconer, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at his home.

He was born Sept. 17, 1925, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., son of Waid Finis and Illma Curtie Bench Faulconer. He and Ina Mae Kennedy were married May 8, 1948, in Pocahontas, Ark.

Faulconer was of the Lutheran belief. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 546 in Kansas City, Mo.

He worked in security for Butler Manufacturing in Kansas City 33 years, retiring in 1984.

Faulconer lived in Kansas City 39 years, Sun City, Ariz., four years, and then moved to Cape Girardeau in 1991.

He is survived by his wife; three brothers, Finis Faulconer of Parker Heights, Texas, Curtis and Boyd Faulconer of Holiday Island, Ark.; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Mark Martin and Phil Thompson officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum.