William O. Funk

William O. Funk, 84, of Jersey Shore died Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 at his home.

Born Feb. 7, 1934 in Galeton, Pa., he was the son of the late Glen and Harriett Funk. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, the former Jean M. Leonard on Sept. 9, 2018.

Earlier in his life he was employed by Glyco in Williamsport. He later was the owner of the Pennsylvania Waffle House in Jersey Shore.

Bill honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Avis and Jersey Shore American Legion, and the Jersey Shore VFW.

Surviving are three sons, William Funk, of Texas, Michael Welch, of Williamsport and Larry Welch, of Jersey Shore; a daughter, Carolyn J. Barner of Linden; a brother, Donald Funk of Harrisburg; and a sister, Patricia Funk of Galeton.

Funeral services will be held noon Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N Main St., Jersey Shore. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at Welker Funeral Home. The Rev. Ryan Schildroth will officiate.

Following the service at the funeral home, full military honors will be conducted by the Jersey Shore Honor Guard.

He will be laid to rest next to his wife in the Salladasburg Cemetery.