Sad demise of Retired Brigadier General Fayez al-Hokayem

Wednesday, 07 April 2021

The Army Command – Directorate of Orientation declares the sad demise of retired Brigadier General Fayez al-Hokayem who passed away on 05/04/2021.

The following information presents a brief summary of his life and military career:

  • Born on 17/12/1937 in Batroun.
  • Enlisted in the Army on 09/10/1959 and rose through the ranks, starting as a lieutenant on 14/09/1962 and reached the rank of Brigadier General as of 01/01/1991.
  • Received several medals and decorations as well as commendations and congratulations of the LAF Commander in chief several times.
  • Followed several educational and training courses in Lebanon and abroad.
  • Married with 2 children.

The body of the deceased was transported from the The Hôtel-Dieu de France Hospital on 07/04/2021 at 10:30 to Batroun where the funeral was held on the same day at 13:00 at St. Stephan's Cathedral and the burial will take place at the family Cemeteries – Batroun.

Condolences can be paid on the following phone numbers:


  • His wife : 78-803180
  • His son Joseph: 03-809370
  • His son Jean: 03-743774