November 23, 2017

Mr. Matt Faktor

Mr. Matt Albert Faktor, age 83, of Franklin passed away Saturday July 8, 2017.

Funeral services for Mr. Faktor will be conducted Tuesday July 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with the Rev. David Huckeba officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Clay County, AL.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Monday evening from 5:00 – 8:00 PM.

Mr. Faktor was born March 16, 1934 in Wharton, Texas to the late Leo Faktor and Francis Valcher Faktor. He was a Baptist by faith, and attended Olive Branch Baptist Church.

He served his country honorably in the US Army. Before his retirement, he worked as a mechanic and maintenance supervisor for HEB Grocery in El Campo, Texas. After moving to Georgia he continued to tinker with small engines.

He loved to work outdoors, and always had a flower garden. He took pride in having a well-manicured front yard.

In his free time he enjoyed watching TV and movie westerns, especially “Gunsmoke”. He liked to listen to gospel, bluegrass, and country music. His favorite artist was Dolly Parton.

He also loved to read. His favorite book was the Bible. He read through his personal copy and highlighted his favorite passages. He also enjoyed reading magazines, and clipped out articles for safekeeping. He had envelopes full of clippings from magazines through the years.

Survivors include four daughters, Tressia Hodges (James) of Franklin, Debbie Baker (Danny) of Roanoke, Denise Faktor (James Wilson) of Franklin, and Dianne Sims (Joey Cox) of Lineville, AL; one son, Timothy Faktor of Franklin; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.

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