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Walter D. Faubion
04/10/1923 — 07/11/2008
From Richland, WA, US | Born in Austin, Texas
Walter D. Faubion
Walter D. Faubion, Jr. passed away July 11, 2008, at the age of 85. Walt was active in Boy Scouts, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. During WWII he served in the South Pacific as a flight engineer and navigator and was awarded the Air Medal "for meritorious achievement."
After earning a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas he went to work for General Electric, later switching careers to become a Financial Advisor.
He enjoyed photography and family gatherings.
In 1980 he joined AA and remained very active, helping others to remain sober as he had for 27½ years.
He is survived by his brother, Urban Faubion; his children, David Faubion of W. Richland, Ben Faubion of Ellensburg, Bronwyn Berna of Walla Walla, Bryan Faubion of Kirkland, and Guy Faubion of Mukilteo. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Central United Protestant Church, Richland, WA on August 2, 2008 at 2:00 PM.
I am truly sorry for the family and friends of Walt. To all: my deepest condolences. Thank You Walt for your friendship,your guidance and your unwavering support.You are and will be missed-Joe Holt
Dear Dave and family, I was sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My condolences to you and your family. I hope your grief will soon be replaced my memories of happier times together.
I’M SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS OF YOUR WONDERFUL FAMILY MEMBER. MY MOM LIVES AT BROOKDALE AND I ALWAYS LOOKED FORWARD TO CHATTING WITH WALT WHILE HE WAS OUTSIDE SMOKING HIS STOGIE. MY OWN FATHER PASSED 4 YRS AGO AND I FELT A REAL KINSHIP TO WALT. HE WAS SUCH A KIND, GENTLE MAN. HEAVEN WILL BE BLESSED BY HIS WONDERFUL SPIRIT. MAY YOU ALL BE FILLED WITH WONDERFUL MEMORIES OF HIM.