FUNCHES, Robert "Pete" Homecoming Celebration for Robert, of Riverview, who pas-sed away Monday, June 16, 2014, will be held on Saturday, June 28, 11 am, at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Rev. Jomo Cousins, officiating. Interment will be held in Garden of Memories. He was born Jan. 7, 1937 in Jersey City, NJ, to the late Benny Funches and Dester Booker Foster. Robert was a veteran of the United States Navy where he was honorably discharged. Robert enjoyed restoring old cars as hobby especially his 1965 mustang. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Abby Miller; grandson, Jayme Q. Johnson; and brother, Nathaniel Borden. He lea-ves to cherish memories with a loving and devoted wife, Georgianna Funches; children, Calvin E. Johnson, Reginald Johnson and Kwana Prince; grandchildren, Jordan Johnson, Penelope Johnson, Drake Portillo, Dante Portillo, Taph-onie Prince, Quan Prince, Scott Prince and Phyllis Prince; his brothers, Vance Chavez, Emanuel Borden and Nathaniel Borden; sister, Mary Owens; family friend, Lillian Miller; and other family members and friends. The visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.
Aikens Funeral Home - Tampa
2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33610
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 25, 2014