Former Juneau resident Creston Faver died Aug. 28, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas. At the time of his death, he was a resident at the Clairmont retirement community in Amarillo. He was 74.
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He was born Sept. 14, 1932, in New Liberty, Texas, to Jinx and Nesba Faver. He graduated from Bowie High School in 1948 and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He graduated with honors from Texas Tech University with a degree in accounting in 1959. From 1962 to 1981 Creston was a partner in the accounting firm of Williams, Faver, Sudduth and Co. in Muleshoe, Texas. From 1981 to 1986, he worked with the attorney general in Juneau, and then became the comptroller for the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau. Creston retired in 1986 and moved with his wife Louise to Ruidoso, N.M.
He was preceded in death by his two sons, Creston Paul Faver, in 1994, and Ricky Lee Faver, in 2005.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Faver; son, David Faver and his wife, Ann, of Amarillo; daughter, Sandra Gallagher and her husband, Rich, of Portales, N.M.; daughter-in-law, Terri Faver, of Amarillo; brother, Forrest Faver and his wife, Georgia, of Nocona, Texas; and nine grandchildren, Cari Thompson and her husband, Jeremy, Aaron Faver, Trey Faver, Creston Avery Gallagher, Shannon Gallagher, Brandon Pollreisz and his wife, April, and Tony Pollreisz.
A memorial service was held Sept. 1 at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, with Darrah Smith and Mike Borger, officiating. Arrangements were made by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
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