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Frankie Don Funk


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Frankie Don Funk Obituary
Frankie Don Funk, 74, of Ortega Street, Carlsbad, NM, passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at his home.
Visitation will be 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, August 18, 2014, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Raymond Nance officiating. Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Frankie Don Funk was born June 18, 1940, in Howland, Texas, to Frankie J. and Juanita M. (Whygles) Funk.
Frankie (Don) was married to Sharon J. McKinney on June 15, 1962. He worked for General Telephone of the Southwest, Verizon, Valor and Windstream for 44 years. Frankie enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, softball and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Elks, as well as vice-president of CWA Local 6171.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jimmy Ray Funk. We would also like to mention that Frankie loved his telephone-company family and his softball league family, there being too many to name.
Survivors are his wife, Sharon J. McKinney Funk of Carlsbad, NM; son, Shawn Funk of Carlsbad, NM; daughters: Shannon Anaya and husband, Manny of Carlsbad, NM, Brooke Barnett of Carlsbad, NM; grandchildren: Daniel Wade, Marissa Wade, Matthew Wade, Levi Funk, Gavin Barnett; sisters: Faye Benefield and husband, Sam of Carlsbad, NM; Linda McFarland and husband, Mike of Carlsbad, NM; mother-in-law, Imogene McKinney; aunts: Betty Whygles, Jo Crystal Pittman, Audrey James, Bina McKinney and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers are Daniel Wade, Matthew Wade, Levi Funk, Gavin Barnett, Tommy Barnett and Chris Funk.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Quest Funk, Chad Offutt, Jimbo McKinney, Ducker Martin, Chris Keeney and Kevin Harris.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeview Christian Home, 1905 West Pierce Street, Carlsbad, NM, 88220 or Carlsbad Community Foundation, Class of 1960 or 1962 Fund, 114 South Canyon Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220.
Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com.
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on Aug. 17, 2014
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