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George Edward Funk, 83, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2015)

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a plant manager, and after retirement and settling in Campbellsville, KY, he worked as a courier for AutoSmart Car Sales. He was a professed Christian and a member of the Stoner Creek United Methodist Church
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Mr. George Edward Funk was born on November 9, 1931 to the late Joseph and Martha (Benzula) Funk in Buffalo, New York. He departed this life on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at his home in Campbellsville. Mr. Funk was 83 years, 7 months, and 23 days of age.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Funk on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 9amCT/10amET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. John Hall will be officiating. Entombment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY. . The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, July 5, from 4pm-7pmCT/5-8pmET.

After graduating high school, Mr. Funk answered the call to duty and served his country honorably in the United States Navy. Later, he worked as a plant manager at Custom Concrete Manufacturing in Williamsburg, Virginia, where his work ethic and attention to detail would earn him several commendations. After his retirement, he moved to Campbellsville and worked as a courier at the AutoSmart Car Sales. Mr. Funk professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Stoner Creek United Methodist Church.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
  • His wife of 52 years: Pauline (Smith) Funk,
  • A daughter: Barbara J. Dowling of Tucson, AZ,
  • Three step-children: Debbie J. Berry of Mannsville, Marjorie J. Moore of Virginia, and James K. Moses of New York,
  • Three brothers: Joseph F. Funk of Tennessee, Phillip M. Funk of Georgia, and Raymond A. Funk of New York,
  • One sister: Lucy Ann Tee of New York,
  • Three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren of his own,
  • A host of step grandchildren and great-grandchildren,
  • And several other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents, Mr. Funk was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society and can be made at L.R. Petty Funeral Home.


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George Edward Funk, 83, Taylor Co., KY (1931-2015)



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