Marion Grayson Funk, 68, of Fort Valley passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Warren Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m. at the Fort Valley Fire Hall. Reverend Alfred Lawrence will officiate. Burial will be private at a later date at Funk Cemetery in Fort Valley.
Mr. Funk was born April 8, 1947 in Fort Valley, son of the late William Vernon Funk and Lucy Catherine Plauger Funk. He was a 1965 graduate of Strasburg High School and was an army veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired from Abex Federal Mogul after 31 years and was owner of the Fort Valley Country Store from 1992-2005. He was a lifetime member of the Fort Valley Fired Department where he served on the Board of Directors. He was a director of the Fort Valley Museum, served on the board of Fort Valley Properties and member of Woodstock American Legion, Winchester Moose and NRA.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra L. Seal Funk; daughter, Drista Lynn Funk of Minnesota; son, Eric Grayson Funk of Fort Valley; two sisters, Janet Marotta of Florida and Rebecca Madigan of Woodstock; two brothers, David Funk of Fort Valley and Ivan Funk of Front Royal; one grandson, Justin Lancaster of California and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, William Keith and Lloyd Funk.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fort Valley Fire Department, C/o Russ Adams, 7088 Fort Valley Rd., Fort Valley, VA 22652 or the Fort Valley Museum, P.O. Box 32, Fort Valley, Virginia 22652.