Robert Curtis Funkhouser

Robert Curtis Funkhouser, 59, of Edinburg, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at his home.

Mr. Funkhouser was born December 26, 1951 in Basye and was the son of the late Athey Funkhouser and Clarissa Barb Funkhouser.

He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Basye and had worked at Rocco in Edinburg.

He was married on August 6, 1988 to Virginia Mae Funkhouser, who survives.

He is also survived by a son, Robert Spitler of Woodstock; three step-sons, Charles Edward Jefferies of Woodstock, Christopher Lynn Jefferies of Front Royal and James Hylton Leftwich of Strasburg; four sisters, Stella Vincent of Woodstock, Sheldon May of Edinburg, Mary Reedy of Weyers Cave and Ellen Troxell of Orkney Springs; two brothers, Charles Funkhouser of Woodstock and Andrew Funkhouser of Mt. Jackson; and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ in Basye with Rev. James D. Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Trinity Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 26, 2011 from 7-8 at Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.

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4 Condolences to Robert Curtis Funkhouser

  1. floyd says:

    you will be missed Robert

  2. Cindy Grandstaff says:

    My heart goes out to you Ginny and the rest of the family for the loss of Robert. He is no longer in pain or suffering. Robert will be sadly missed by many. Robert was a unique individual! I loved his nature, his wit…. just for being the person he was. We shared so many great times together along with Ginny and the boys. WOW! the memories I have of this man and his fun loving nature. These memories were the best times of my life!!! He was a fun loving person who despite his handicap enjoyed life and being with family and friends. I know time and individual life circumstances have separated us, but he truly touched a special place in my heart! The memories of years past will always be close in my heart along with the special bond we all shared! God has chosen to call his son home now so there will be no suffering or sorrow…..only wholeness of life anew. May your memories give you strength and comfort in the days to come. May God bless you and give you peace in the loss of this special man! Love and Prayers to all!

  3. Dianne Troxell Connor says:

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Robert. I spent many happy times with him and the family in the years past. I know God with help with the healing of your hearts in the loss of your brother, brother-in-law, father, grandfather, and friend. May God bless you and give you knowledge of his promise for eternal life and peace when grief overcomes us.

    Love and prayers

  4. Donna Taylor Sweeris says:

    Robert you have gone away from us but will forever be in our hearts. lots of love to ginny god bless may god watch over you and help you through your sorrow of this special loved one,s passing. Donna