John L. Funk

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 6/9/2014 16:00:00

SR 224 Delphi OH 6/10/2014 11:00:00

John L. Funk, age 87, resident of rural Willard, Ohio passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born on January 29, 1927 in Republic, Ohio to the late Harold “Lester” and Muriel (Hassinger) Funk and had been an area resident the majority of his life. John served in the US Navy during WWII and was employed by the former B&O Railroad and later retired in 1983 from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad. He was member of the Delphi United Methodist Church and enjoyed raising horses and was a Cleveland Indians fan.
He is survived by his wife, Carleen (Reese) Funk whom he married on July 5, 1988; a son, Darwin (Denise) Funk of Monroeville; two daughters, Cindy (Bob) Stevens of Plymouth; Janet (Burdette) Robinson of Willard; nine grandchildren, Dawn, Scott, Ian, Afton, Jill, Kim, Jared, Abby and Stacey; twelve great grandchildren; and one brother, Dale Funk of South Carolina.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife, Wanda Funk in 1988; and a brother, Donald Funk.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Delphi United Methodist Church with Pastor Jim Westerman officiating. Burial will follow in Greenfield Township Cemetery in Steuben, Ohio. Online condolences can be made at


Bill Ritchie - Jun 10, 2014

So sorry for your loss, I worked with John on the Norfolk Southern RR, what a great guy and pleasant to be around and work with.

Dale and Peggy (Reel) Humphrey - Jun 9, 2014

Denise and Darwin, so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Rose Jaeckin - Jun 9, 2014

On behalf of the Plymouth Shiloh Food Pantry volunteers and client families, I want to experience our deepest sympathies to Jan and her family and our brethren at the Delphi Church. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Betsy & Keith Shepherd - Jun 8, 2014

Our thoughts are with you.
Betsy & Keith