Bridgeport ~ G.B. Funk, 81, of Bridgeport passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 following a short illness.
Funeral is 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport with burial in East Bridgeport Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6 – 8 p.m. Monday at the church.
Pastor Craig Erb will officiate. Pallbearers include Chris Funk, Dr. Mark Funk, Shane Funk, Gentry Funk, Ethan Garner, and Albert Rubio. Honorary pallbearers include B.C. Green, Wayne Mask, and the Deacons of the First Baptist Church of Bridgeport.
G.B was born May 6, 1937 to Gus and Lizzie (Ballard) Funk in Decatur, Texas. He married Norma Gale Meek on September 13, 1956 at the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport. Mr. Funk was a prominent businessman in Bridgeport for 60 years. He opened Bridgeport Automotive Supply, Inc. in August of 1959, the same month he graduated from North Texas State College, now the University of North Texas. G.B. was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport since 1951 where he served as a Deacon and Trustee.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Norma Gale Funk of Bridgeport; sons, Chris Funk and wife Penny of Bridgeport, and Dr. Mark Funk and Albert Rubio of Houston; grandchildren, Shane Funk and wife Natalie of Argyle, Cara Garner and husband Ethan of Willow Park, and Gentry Funk of Stephenville; great grandchildren, Grayson, Hendrix, and Collins Funk, and Cadence Garner.
Hawkins Funeral Home ~ Bridgeport, Texas
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First Baptist Church of Bridgeport
1204 12th Street, Bridgeport TX 76426