Larry Thomas Funkhouser, 71, of Arlington, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 from health complications at his home.
A Graveside service for Mr. Funkhouser will be conducted at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Riverview Cemetery in Strasburg, Virginia.
Larry was born November 9, 1947, in Arlington, Virginia and was a lifetime area resident. A fine athlete, he had an illustrious sports career at Wakefield High School, earning Varsity letters in three sports. Larry graduated from Guilford College, and was co-captain of the football team. He later joined the Marine Corps. He was a teacher and coach. Larry’s favorite pastime was enjoying baseball, football, basketball and other sports. He was a big Washington Nationals and Redskins fan. He was a kind, generous, and humble man who lived a quiet life in Arlington and had many lifelong friends throughout the Northern Virginia area.
He is survived by his niece, Shelly, of Williamsburg, Virginia; nephew, Brian, and great-nephew, William, of San Antonio, Texas; extended family in the Shenandoah Valley; and a few very special friends.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Bill Funkhouser, and parents Anna Lee and George M. Funkhouser.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to DBSA Organization or a charity of your choice.
You may sign the guest book and submit condolences to the family online at www.stoverfuneralhome.com
Stover Funeral Home & Crematory, Strasburg is serving the family of Mr. Funkhouser.