Robert J. Funk
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March 19, 1933 – April 26, 2021
Robert Joseph Funk more commonly known as “Bob”, passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on April 26 2021, he was surrounded by his family at his home in Lebanon, Oregon.
Bob was born March 19th 1933 in New York, to William & Dorothy Funk.
Bob and his wife Mille lived in New York until 1964. They then travelled across the country with two horses, two goats and two kids to California where they raised their family with the addition of one more son. After raising their children and helping with some grandchildren they moved to Oregon in 2005 to live the rest of their lives on a Ranch in Lacomb.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Bob spent his career with the US Postal Service as a Post Master until he retired in 1983. He loved Calf Roping, raising quarter horses and playing hockey. His love for rodeo was shared with his wife Mille and their children.
He is survived by his two sons Robert Funk and wife Cindy of Eugene, Brian Funk and wife Kathryn of Lebanon and his daughter Stacey Keys of Albany; his sister Betty Stokes and husband Michael of New York; his grandchildren Jessica Hooper, Erica Floro, Ashlee Funk and Robert Funk Jr. and his great grandchildren Alizabeth Floro, Alana Floro, Sawyer Floro, Mason Simson and Mille Simson.
A special thank you to Carolyne who went above and beyond to help take care of him through his last years of life.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mille C Funk, both of his parents and some of his siblings.
Arrangements are with Huston Jost Funeral Home