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Mr. Steve Ricky Faulkner, 61

Mr. Steve Ricky Faulkner, 61, of Jesup, formerly of Hazlehurst, died Nov. 9.
Mr. Faulkner was born April 12, 1959, in Jeff Davis County. He is preceded in death by his father, James Moultrie “Mote” Faulkner, mother and step-father, Opal Swain Carroll and Clifford Carroll, grandson, Dustin Elijah “Eli” Faulkner, and great-niece, Cassidy Clark.
Mr. Faulkner loved fishing and was an outstanding basketball player with Jeff Davis High School. He was a contractor and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include son, Dustin Faulkner of Jesup; daughter, Christy Mims of St. Augustine, Fla.; grandsons, Michael Echols and Melik Echols; sisters, Diane Faulkner Clark (Ronnie) of North Augusta, S.C., and Betty Faulkner Stephens (the late Linton Stephens) of Hazlehurst; nephews, Tommy Stephens of Hortense, Jamie Stephens (Cheryl) of Graham, Chad Clark (Jeni) of Daytona Beach, Fla., Andy Clark (Crystal) of Post Falls, Idaho, and Josh Clark of North Augusta, S.C.; several great nephews and nieces.
Services were held Nov. 13 at Southside Baptist Church with Mr. Ronnie Clark giving a eulogy and the Rev. Deek Dubberly officiating.
Interment will follow at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Tommy Stephens, Jamie Stephens, Josh Clark, Danny Faulkner, Tyler Swain and Ronnie Clark.
Music was rendered by Terry Hesters.
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Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.

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