William Melvin Faulkner

William Melvin Faulkner

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Death 8 Jun 1979 (aged 71)
Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Burial Cremated
Memorial ID 195155162 · View Source
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William Melvin Faulkner was born on February 24, 1908, in Memphis, Tennessee, the first child of Charles and Lora (Swafford). The family soon moved to Ilinois and William Melvin grew up with his siblings in Chicago.

William married Bonnie Virginia Harned and they had one son, Gary Earl. By profession, William was a horse trainer in Kentucky and Tennessee, before moving to Florida about 1960.

William Melvin died on June 8, 1979, in Hillsborough, Florida, at the age of 71.


William Melvin Faulkner obituary.

William M. Faulkner, 71, of Tampa died Friday. A native of Nashville, he had lived in the Tampa Bay area for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie of Tampa, and son, Gary Earl, of Tampa. F.T. Blount Funeral Home

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  • Created by: Kimberli Faulkner Hull
  • Added: 4 Dec 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 195155162
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Melvin Faulkner (24 Feb 1908–8 Jun 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 195155162, ; Maintained by Kimberli Faulkner Hull (contributor 49572158) Cremated.