Faulconer, Leigh Anne

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Leigh Anne Faulconer, age 52, of Radford, passed away Monday October 25, 2021, at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center in Christiansburg Va.

Leigh was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, James William, and Hazel W. Faulconer; maternal grandparents, Jesse F. and Cloetta M. Robinson; an uncle, David John Robinson with whom she shared a birthday; and also, her beloved Corgi, Gracie.

Leigh was a 1987 graduate of Spotsylvania High School. Following her graduation from Virginia Tech in 1991, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology, Leigh went on to earn a Master of Science, Family and Child Development at Virginia Tech in 1994 and in 1998 a Master’s in Social Work from Radford University. Leigh dedicated over twenty-five years of service to her adopted home in the New River Valley Region. As a Medical Social Worker at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She served as an Assessment Specialist, CONNECT, at Carillion St. Albans Behavioral Health, over ten years as a Hospice Social Worker with Carilion Clinic Hospice and New Century Hospice in Wytheville. Lastly at Blue Ridge Cancer Care in Blacksburg, Va. Leigh was a member of Lifeline Church, Christiansburg, Va.

Leigh was born on June 9, 1969, in Fredericksburg, Virginia to James A. and Mary R. Faulconer. Including her parents, Leigh is survived by a brother, James V. Faulconer (Kelly) and a niece Alexandria L. Faulconer (Tate) and a sister Jamie L. Faulconer. Her Spotsylvania County family includes many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Leigh leaves behind a host of friends and co-workers, and individuals whose lives she touched through her work, all of whom she considered her family.

A graveside service will be held for Leigh at 3 pm on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at West View Cemetery in Radford, VA.