Wednesday, May 10, 2017

William “Bill” Funderburg (May 8, 2017)

William “Bill” Funderburg, age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 10:00 PM Monday May 8, 2017 at Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio.  He was born August 31, 1938 to the late Edwin and Edythe (Lightle) Funderburg.

Bill graduated from Greenville High School in 1956 and Wittenburg University, where he played and coached basketball.  After college he taught school and then began to build a successful swine operation for the next 50 plus years, with customers and friends all over the United States and abroad. Bill served on the boards of the YMCA, Township Zoning and the Greenville Schools along with many State and National Pork Committees.  He was an avid basketball fan and attended Bible Study Fellowship in Richmond, Indiana.  He was very proud of all of his grandchildren and loved to spend time with them and give encouragement in his own special way.  They will miss him very much.

Bill is survived by his high school sweetheart Carol (Maxwell) Funderburg, whom he married June 5, 1960.  Also children Anne (Mike) McKinney, Kathy (Matt) Littlefield, Susan (Dennis) Light, Karin (Jason) Aslinger all of Greenville and Bill (Shelly) Funderburg of Westerville, Ohio; grandchildren Hannah (Chad) Kingrey, Claire (Wes) Wirrig, Chloe and Libby McKinney, Addie (Derek) Leis, Elliott (Kacey) Littlefield, Mitchell (Sydney) Littlefield, Celia (Ivan) King, Isabelle, Ella, Meredith and Mac Littlefield, Chloe, Ellie and Micah Light, Jack and Emma Funderburg, Audrey, Jacob and Hallie Aslinger; great granddaughter Charlotte Wirrig; brother Tom (Glenna) Funderburg and brothers in law Bill Watson and Jim Troxell.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday May 13, 2017 in the First Presbyterian Church 114 East Fourth Street Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Dr. John Person officiating.  The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Zechar Bailey Funeral
 Home Greenville, Ohio and on Saturday from 10:30 AM until time of the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County or the Charity of your choice.

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