February 12, 2014

Raymond E. 'Ray' Funkhouser


---- — CUTLER — Raymond E. “Ray” Funkhouser, 88, Cutler, passed away at 4:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

He was born Sept. 13, 1925, in Logansport, to the late Richard and Nancy (Glosser) Funkhouser. His marriage was to Rita Marie Turner on June 19, 1949, in Walton, and she preceded him in death on March 17, 2008.

He graduated from Washington Township High School in Cass County in 1943. He farmed all of his life in Democrat Township, Carroll County, and raised hogs on his farm to. He was a member of the Carroll County Pork Producers.

He enjoyed fishing, and traveling, and he and his wife visited all 50 states, and traveled overseas as well. His farm produced many hogs for the Carroll County 4-H Fair, for his kids and grandchildren, and extended family. He enjoyed playing euchre, and was in a euchre card club for many years.

Surviving are his three sons, Dennis R. Funkhouser, companion Edith Webb of Lafayette, Gary and Vicki Funkhouser of Wingate, and Thomas and Margie Funkhouser of Georgetown, Texas; sister, Doris Hannawalt of Denton, Texas; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Nancy Kay Pullen and her husband Thomas, and Julia Ann Funkhouser.

Funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday at Baker-Abbott Funeral Home, Flora, with Pastor Steve Cole officiating. Burial will be at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.