Raymond Presley Faulkner - 5/25/2013
Pastor Raymond Presley Faulkner, age 82, of Vernon, Illinois went
to be with his Lord at 8:45 A.M. on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at his
home in Vernon, Illinois. Pastor Faulkner was the Pastor of the Apostolic Church of Vernon for
30 years and has been in the ministry for 50 years. He has preached
in all 50 states and was known as a “Worldwide Evangelist.”
He was formerly a metallurgist with NASA and helped design the perpetual
magnetic motor for the space shuttle. Pastor Faulkner enjoyed
tending to his 1 acre garden. He also enjoyed his carpentry, woodworking
and restoring woodwork to its natural finish. He loved the time
he spent with his family and church family. He was a long time
resident of Vernon, Illinois.
A Going Home Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the House of Hope Pentecostal Church in Patoka, Illinois with Reverend Gary Martin officiating. There will be no public visitation. Memorial contributions may be made in Pastor Faulkner's honor to the Apostolic Church of Vernon in Vernon, Illinois and will be received at the Moran Queen~Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia, Illinois. Online condolences of sympathy may be left for Pastor Faulkner's family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastor Faulkner is survived by 1 son Dennis Faulkner of Philippines, 2 daughters Patsy Cork and husband Randall of Paducah, Kentucky and Karen Faulkner of West Memphis, Tennessee, 2 stepsons Robby Lout of Independence, Louisiana and Jodie Lout and wife Rebecca of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, 2 stepdaughters Angela Martin and husband Gary of Muskogee, Oklahoma and Priscilla Kandel and husband Jeff of Vernon, Illinois, numerous grandchildren, step grandchildren, great grandchildren and great step grandchildren, 6 brothers and 3 sisters.