William Bruce Funk, 85, of Newport, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House, Newport.

William Bruce Funk, 85, of Newport, died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House, Newport.

Mass of Christian Burial with military honors will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Egbert Catholic Church, Morehead City, with the Rev. Thomas R. Davis officiating. Interment will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Ameriah Garner Cemetery, Newport.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara M. Funk; six daughters, Beverly Nalls of Michigan, Brenda Ryan of Crestview, Fla., Bridget Sauer and Bernadette Starnes of Newport, Beth Collins of Haymarket, Va., and Patricia King of Havelock; one brother, Gary Funk of Maryland; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Christian wake service will be 5 to 5:30 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City. The family will receive friends following the service from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crystal Coast Hospice House, P.O. Box 640, Newport, NC 28570 or St. Egbert Catholic School, 1705 Evans St., Morehead City, NC 28557.