Robert... aka Robbie, Bruhn... was born June 27, 1957 to Mary Elizabeth and Mermon Allen Faulkner, Sr., in Danville, KY. Saved at a young age, the family attend the Church of God of America under the pastorship of Bishop A.R. Smith where Robbie lead the family choir through singing, praise and worship.
Around the age of 20, Robbie enlisted in the United States Navy. During that coarse of his life Robbie married, and out of that union they had a beautiful baby girl and named her Ayanna. Upon his honorable discharge, Robbie returned home to Louisville, KY where the family had relocated, and continued on life's journey. During that time of his life Robbie had a son, Robert Lee Faulkner, Jr., whom he raised into the young man he is. He was a devoted, loving, wonderful father until the end.
On January 6, 2013, Robbie married the love of his life, Minnie. They had dated back in the day and spontaneously reunited 20 years later and have not been apart since. Through all the ups and downs, nothing could separate their union. He was a wonderful husband and they loved on another until the end.
A carpenter by trade Robbie, in addition to being an independent contractor, was also employed at KLBC Properties for many years up to his passing.
Robbie was proceeded in death by his parents Mary Elizabeth Woods and Mermon Allen Faulkner, Sr., his grandmother, Ruby Cowan, one brother Mermon Allen Faulkner, Jr., three sisters, Janice Ann Faulkner, Rebecca (Bonnie) Thompson, and Mary Catherine Gray; three Nephews, Tyrone A, Richie Jr., Stephan Faulkner, and Kenneth (KJ) Thornton, and several aunts and uncles.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Minnie Faulkner; his son Robert L. Faulkner, Jr., daughter, Ayanna Johnson Woods (Jason); one aunt, Martha A. Thompson; brother, Timothy R. Faulkner (Tosha); four sister, Linda C. Gardner (John), Delina K. Gardner (Nate), Angela G. Faulkner and Denise Mansfield; four grandchildren, Ronald Porter (24) and Jason (21), Jazmyne (16) and Janizah (11) Johnson; stepsons, Travis and Raymont Offutt and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Robbie you will truly be missed; but your eternal place in heaven is a happy place. We will never forget joking about you singing "Precious Lord" at every funeral of other loved ones. Rest easy husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin. We Love You!!