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Dr Charles Raymond “Uncle Raymond” Faulkner

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Dr Charles Raymond “Uncle Raymond” Faulkner

Birth
Wyoming, Bath County, Kentucky, USA
Death
28 Jul 2002 (aged 89)
Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA Add to Map
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Charles Raymond Faulkner, was born in Wyoming, Bath County, KY., the son of Dr. Morton and Lura Deen Hanks Faulkner. Dr. Faulkner attended public school in Mt. Sterling, Ky. Wishing to follow in his father's footsteps he did pre-med work at U.K. and from there went to the U. of L. Medical School where he graduated in 1938. A year before graduating from medical school the former Virginia Greenwade of Mt. Sterling became Mrs. Virginia Faulkner, and they had a child, Barbara, in 1939. Following graduation, he served his internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. He then practiced medicine in Hazard, Kentucky. With the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Dr, Faulkner volunteered to serve his country. He was a Lieutenant-Commander in the Medical Corps of the U. S. Navy on the USS Duxbury Bay AVP-38, a seaplane tender. When the war came to an end, he returned to Hazard and worked three years as the company doctor in a mining camp. Another three years were spent in private practice in Albany, before settling down in Somerset. Dr. Faulkner first located in an office over Tibbal's Drug and in 1960 the doctor and his wife moved into the Doctor's Building on Bourne Avenue, where they remained until retirement in 1972. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Greenwade Faulkner (died in 2008); nephews, James Ralls, Eddie (Betty) Ralls, and John Hedrick; nieces, Ruth Ann Henry and Barbara Fizer (by marriage), and many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Faulkner Bell, four brothers Lemming, Shirley, Arthur and William Faulkner; three sisters, Ruth Ralls, Zelma Hedrick and Lida Belle Faulkner.
Charles Raymond Faulkner, was born in Wyoming, Bath County, KY., the son of Dr. Morton and Lura Deen Hanks Faulkner. Dr. Faulkner attended public school in Mt. Sterling, Ky. Wishing to follow in his father's footsteps he did pre-med work at U.K. and from there went to the U. of L. Medical School where he graduated in 1938. A year before graduating from medical school the former Virginia Greenwade of Mt. Sterling became Mrs. Virginia Faulkner, and they had a child, Barbara, in 1939. Following graduation, he served his internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. He then practiced medicine in Hazard, Kentucky. With the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Dr, Faulkner volunteered to serve his country. He was a Lieutenant-Commander in the Medical Corps of the U. S. Navy on the USS Duxbury Bay AVP-38, a seaplane tender. When the war came to an end, he returned to Hazard and worked three years as the company doctor in a mining camp. Another three years were spent in private practice in Albany, before settling down in Somerset. Dr. Faulkner first located in an office over Tibbal's Drug and in 1960 the doctor and his wife moved into the Doctor's Building on Bourne Avenue, where they remained until retirement in 1972. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Greenwade Faulkner (died in 2008); nephews, James Ralls, Eddie (Betty) Ralls, and John Hedrick; nieces, Ruth Ann Henry and Barbara Fizer (by marriage), and many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Faulkner Bell, four brothers Lemming, Shirley, Arthur and William Faulkner; three sisters, Ruth Ralls, Zelma Hedrick and Lida Belle Faulkner.


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