Richard Dennis “Denny” Faulkner


Richard Dennis Faulkner, 68, of Spring Hill, KS passed away peacefully at his home on June 16, 2015.

A Celebration of Life will begin at 11:30 am Sat., June 27, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S Webster, Spring Hill, KS, 913-592-2244. Visitation 10:00 am before the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors.

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Denny was born May 9, 1947 in St. Louis, MO to Richard and Leah Bea Faulkner. He graduated from Lindbergh High School in 1965 and received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration at William Jewel College in 1969. He grew up in St. Louis, MO and lived in the Kansas City Metro area for about 45 years before moving to Spring Hill, KS in 2014. Denny was in the United States Army. He volunteered for the draft in 1969 and served in the Vietnam War where he was stationed in Saigon. Denny was a member of the Vietnam Veteran Association Chapter 317 in Kansas City, MO.

Spending time with his family was very important to him. Denny was a history buff and loved trivia and old movies. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.

Denny was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his children and their spouses: Heidi and Dan Zeller of Leawood, KS, Jeff Faulkner of Spring Hill, KS, and Jill and Tim White of Overland Park, KS; Gayle Faulkner of Overland Park, KS; brothers and their spouses: Keith and Pam Faulkner of Fairview Heights, IL, and Doug and Kathy Faulkner of St. Louis, MO; four grandchildren, Cameron, Dylan, Mackenzie, and Taylor and two nieces, Kerri and Amy.

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