Mr. Jack Agee Faulkner, age 80 of LaFollette passed away Monday, November 28, 2022.  He was a lifelong member of LaFollette First Baptist Church and served as an Educator with the Campbell County School System for 37 years before his retirement.  Jack was a 1965 Graduate of Cumberland College, now University of the Cumberlands, where he had a stellar track and field and cross-country career.  Along with his brother, John, they competed at the highest level against the OVC and other major universities. During his career, he would go on to set 5 Cumberland records including the 330 yard intermediate hurdles, high jump, pole vault, javelin, and triple jump. For his collegiate athletic abilities, Jack was inducted into the University of the Cumberlands Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008, joining his brother, John who was inducted in 2000.  Jack was a frequent customer at Big O’s, where they treated him like family.  Preceded in death by Parents, Edmond and Maria Faulkner, and Sister, Mary Lil Griffith.

Survivors: Children, Mary Wynn Arnold and Husband, Chris, Ann Love and Husband, Stoney, Jack Faulkner, II and Wife, Lori, Scott Faulkner, Binnie Lynn Hatmaker and Husband, Jody, and Sarah Faulkner; Grandchildren, Ben Arnold and Wife Hannah, Blake Arnold and Wife, Kierstyn, Taylor Love, Carlie Walker and Husband, Brycen, Devan Love and Fiance’ McKinley Fritts, Gracie Kuerschen and Husband, Cameron, Riley Faulkner, Maggie Faulkner, and Ellie Faulkner, Brady Hatmaker, Jacob Hatmaker, and Lacie Hatmaker; Great-Grandchildren, Audrie and Everleigh; Brother, John Faulkner and Wife, Margaret; Sister, Anne Roback and Husband, Zafer; Brother-in-law, Lowell Griffith.

A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 12:00 P.M. at Jacksboro Cemetery with Rev. Ron Williams officiating.  The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: LaFollette First Baptist Church, 255 West Central Ave., LaFollette, TN 37766 or Alzheimer’s Tennessee, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 or at  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Jack Agee Faulkner. 

2 Replies to “Jack Agee Faulkner, age 80 of LaFollette”

  1. Coach J. Was a Mentor to many, I am glad I was trained in Basketball with some fine athletes. RIP Coach


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