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In Loving Memory of George Allen Funny

September 20, 1936 - July 24, 2021

 

Last updated 8/11/2021 at 9:54am

George Allen Funny AKA “Tiger George,” as he was known locally for many years, passed away July 24, 2021. He was the son of David and Rosa Funnye, brother to David Funnye Jr., Jannie Funnye Luck, Charlina Funnye, Doritha Funnye Champbell, Pauleen Funnye, Paul Funnye, and Joseph Funnye.

He was husband to Elvira Maria Duncan Funny, father to Anthony Alexadar Funny, Christopher Allen Funny, Brenda Denise Funny, James Andrew Funny, grandfather to Ryan Funny, Tylor Funny, Deland Funny, Christopher Allen Funny II, Devon Marie Funny, Ayron Marie Funny, Michael Lyons, Mathew Lyons, Brianna Funny, Elias Timms and Kingston Funny.

George was a retired Army Veteran of 24 years, and a Grandmaster of Martial Arts.

George moved to Security, CO in the late 1950s and was a part of the community ever since. Mr. Funny owned Tiger George’s Tae Kwon Do, established back in the 1960s. Mr. Funny was also the Captain of the Corner Pocket Pool League for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife Elvira and four children, Anthony, Christopher, Brenda and James. George Allen Funny will be dearly missed but his legacy will continue on.

Services will be held at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary on Monday August 16th, visitation starting at 1 p.m. with services starting at 2 p.m. There will be an additional visitation following those services. Committal services will be private at Pikes Peak National Cemetery.

 

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