Loren C. Faulkingham went home to be with the Lord April 27, 2021, at his home in Jonesport after a brief battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 10, 1971. He is survived by his loving mother, Doris (Bishop), his best friend and wife of 26 years, Melanie (Torrey), and his son Daniel, who completed their family. He is also survived by his sisters, Benita and Raymond Alley and their families of Beals and Linda and Gary Eaton and family of Beals; also many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins (especially his cousin Trudy) and his in-laws, who loved him dearly. He was predeceased by his father, John, and numerous other family members. He will be fondly missed by his neighbor, friend and sternman of 15 years, Byron Carver lll.
He enjoyed bike rides and Hing/Dunkin’ runs with Roger Dame, talking and shooting guns with his classmate Doug Dodge Jr., camping with Boyde and Brent and their families, shooting skeet and sporting clays with his friends at PRFGCS, Men’s Fellowship at church, where his dish duty conversations with Kevin Beal became an almost monthly highlight, ATV rides with his club friends, Blane Beal, Pastor. Andy, and the most adventurous ones with his cousin Lewis Bishop.
He was a member of The Reach Wesleyan Church, Jonesport Fire Department, Moosabec Ambulance and was captain of his fishing vessel, Divine Providence. He was proud of his Open Water Diver and his Firefighter 1 certifications.
Racing was a big part of his family life from watching NASCAR on TV or annual trips to Loudon, helping with Daniel’s years of Kart racing, or working in the garage and/or in the pits and the late night stops at McDs with his “Bro” Wayne Parritt and the PAB18 crew. This created the background and foundation to lots of lost sleep, money spent and fond lifetime memories made. One of the highlights was Wayne winning the 150 and watching Daniel live his dream of racing at Loudon during the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. He served the Beals AC Church, The Reach Wesleyan Church, PRF&GCS, and the Moosabec Community School Board.
Visitation will be at The Reach Wesleyan Church in Jonesport, May 22, from 4-8 p.m. Graveside services will be May 23 at 2 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Jonesport. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: The Reach Wesleyan Church, Jonesport, Jonesport Fire Department, Moosabec Ambulance, Pleasant River Fish and Game or PAB18 Racing.