Samuel Christopher Faulkner

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Samuel Christopher Faulkner

Funeral services for Samuel Christopher "Chris" Faulkner, 58, of Gainesville, are set
for 11:00 am Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church of Gainesville with the Rev. John Fleming officiating. A visitation will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church preceding the funeral.
Chris was born on December 14, 1959 in Clarksville, IN to Samuel Bowman Faulkner and Lois Adele (Smith) Faulkner. He passed away on July 17, 2018 in Grapevine.
Chris is survived by his wife Debbie of Gainesville; son Denis O'Donnell and his wife Ashley of Austin; son Sam D. Faulkner and his wife Seane of Brooklyn, NY; daughter Andie Szyman and her husband Josh of Flagstaff, AZ; granddaughter Lula O'Donnell of Austin; mother Lois Faulkner of New Albany, IN; sister Susan Flowers of Louisville, KY; and sister Nancy Davis of New Albany, IN.
He was preceded in death by his father Samuel Bowman Faulkner; and brother-in-law Bill Davis.
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Published on July 19, 2018
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Rosalie Randles Bandy
Jul 21, 2018
I shall always remember the little boy who was so sweet and kind to my son, and brought joy to his family. I am thinking of Lois, Susan and Nancy with love.
Greta Cuellar
Jul 21, 2018
Chris was a beautiful soul. He loved the Lord, his family, and his community and it showed in everything did. Chris walked like Jesus Christ asked. Whether he was asked to help or simply saw a need, he would respond, in his kind and gentle manner with a smile on his face and yes on his lips. I first met Chris through his youngest child Andie, who was in the KFC group at First UMC. I did not have the chance to know her siblings much however, I know Chris and Debbie taught their children Christ's love for us and the world. It showed in her actions with others then and now. This is the legacy of Chris, A loving husband, father, friend, and a beloved servant of Christ.
Dr John Patrick Click
Jul 19, 2018
Gradeschool, middle school, highschool boyscouts, Europe, a lifetime. I will miss you so much more than any words can ever express. Your life has been an example. Thank you for being my friend. Badger