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Emery Stephen Funk

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Emery Stephen Funk

Services for Emery Stephen Funk will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 10, 2013 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Reverend David Guillot officiating. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery.

The family requests that visitation be observed Thursday at Hixson Brothers, Pineville from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mr. Funk, 64, of Oakdale passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Lafayette General Hospital.

He was raised in Pollock. He was a carpenter and also worked on the pipeline as a pipebender. He also owned and operated J & S. Kwik Stop in Pollock and Steve's West Bay Grocery and Bar in Oakdale.

He was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Stephen Funk; parents, Emery and Julia Wallis Funk; brothers, Jerry Wayne Funk and Jimmy Scott Funk.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Shirley Ware of Oakdale; daughters, Sherri Henard (John Criswell) of Del Rio, Texas, Lisa Rayner of Pollock; sister, Barbara Brewer (Bennie) of Jena; step-daughters, Jessica Willis (Dusty), Melissa Ware and Kelli Ware all of Oakdale; seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, eighteen step-grandchildren and one step great grandson.

Pallbearers will be Jace Henard, Levi Mercer, Aaron Anders, Dusty Willis, Tyler Ware and Mark Taylor.

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Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 9, 2013
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