Billy G. Funderburgh
Billy G. Funderburgh
  • October 14, 1931 - April 17, 2017
  • Austin, Texas

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Billy Guinn Funderburgh, 85, of Austin, went home to be with our Lord on Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on October 14, 1931, in Forest Grove, Texas to Alva Kirby Funderburgh and Lydia Mae Funderburgh.

Billy graduated from George West High School where he enjoyed playing sports, especially football.

Shortly after high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for 22 years and gained the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. He was a mechanic on various jet airplanes. Bill also owned a used car dealership for several years. Bill enjoyed playing golf and gin. He was a hardworking man who was very invested in his family.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, brother Kirby, and son David. He is survived by his wife Martha Alice Clifton Funderburgh; daughter, Susan King and husband Gary; grandsons, Jason and wife Jana Crosby, Cole Crosby, and Drew King; granddaughters, Samantha and Amanda Funderburgh; great-grandson Cohutta Crosby; siblings, Bob and wife Barbara, Kenneth and wife Shirley, Don, Martha Ann Backstrom and husband Dennis.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home, 6300 William Cannon Drive. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 4600 Manchaca Rd., with Pastor Russell Allen officiating. A graveside service will follow at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bill's memory to Woodlawn Baptist Church at 4600 Manchaca Road, Austin, Texas 78745.