November 13, 1933 - January 4, 2021
Richard Funkhouser, of Mount Jackson, went to be with our Lord Monday, January 4th, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born November 13th, 1933 in Conicville, VA to Lawrence and Charlotte Andrick Funkhouser. Richard married Anna Dellinger Funkhouser February 5th, 1952, who preceded him in death. He is survived by six children: Richard Funkhouser, Jr. (Judy) of Mount Jackson; Kathy Nicely (Jerry) of Middletown, Jerry Funkhouser (Laura) of Edinburg, Ronald Funkhouser, Sr. of Mount Jackson, Lawrence Funkhouser (Rhonda) of Mount Jackson and Wayne Funkhouser (Crystal) of Florence, SC. Also surviving are a sister, Nancy Ludwig (Merlyn) of Edinburg, and a brother, Cleggett Funkhouser (Shirley) of Troutville, Virginia as well as sixteen grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; as well as a loving caregiver, Linda Funkhouser. He is preceded in death by his sister, Ellen Bolt (Pete) of Mount Jackson. Richard was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved being surrounded by his family. Richard was a lifelong member of St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church. He served the church as a Council Member and Trustee. Richard retired from Rocco Farm Foods, Edinburg, then went on to work at Rockingham Co-op and drive for Wholesome Foods. Pastor Katie Gosswein will conduct a graveside service Saturday, January 9th at 2:00 p.m. at Christ United Church of Christ Cemetery, Conicville. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 6th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Edinburg. Friends may sign the register book from 9-5 on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Patrick Nicely, Michael Webert, Samuel Funkhouser, Ronnie Funkhouser, Jr., John Funkhouser and Charlotte Funkhouser. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to any of the following: Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Suite #405, Winchester, VA 22601. St. Jacobs Lutheran Church P.O. Box 175, Edinburg, VA; Conicville Fire Department 763 Conicville Road, Mt. Jackson; or to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be left at www.valleyfs.com Arrangements by Heishman Funeral Home Inc. Valley Funeral Chapel in Edinburg.
Richard Funkhouser, of Mount Jackson, went to be with our Lord Monday, January 4th, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born November 13th, 1933 in Conicville, VA to Lawrence and Charlotte Andrick Funkhouser. Richard married Anna Dellinger... View Obituary & Service Information
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