Memorial visitation for Howard G. Funk, 70, Lawrence, KS will be held at 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Howard passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at his home.
Howard was born on November 18, 1949 in Lawrence, the son of Richard and Kathleen (Barrington) Funk.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Lawrence Jaycees.
He was a truck driver for over 40 years. Having driven for Zarco, Kaw Transport, LTSI, Wintz and Lids. He also drove a bus for KU
He married Gail L. Penner-Sparks on September 7, 1979 in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his three daughters, Gaila Gilbert (Darren), Robin Burns (James) and Angela Robertson (Robin). He has 6 grandchildren Dustin Gilbert (Morgan) Travis Burns, A.J. Gilbert, Cassie Montoya (Cesar), Trevor Burns and Grayson Gilbert. 6 great grandchildren as well and brother, Robert Funk and sister, Elaine Maack. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Eddie and Donald Funk.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Visiting Nurses Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.