St. George, Utah - On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Donald Willis Funcannon, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age of 89 at his home in St. George, Utah.

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Don was born August 9, 1931 in Price, Utah to Roy and Louise (Pessetto) Funcannon, Naval Veteran of the Korean War, graduated from University of Utah in Mechanical Engineering, and worked at Hercules.

Married March 2, 1956 to LaRae Bertoch, sealed December 8, 1961 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was an ambitious, honest, trustworthy, loving father to his three children: Douglas (Deanna Minster), Jill (Roger Hall) and James (Juanita Nava Gonzalez).

A devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served 8 years with his wife as an ordinance worker in the St. George Temple.

Don is survived by his loving wife, LaRae; his three children; 9 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; and his brother, David. Preceded in death by his sister, Colleen Thompson.

A viewing will be held Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288W. St. George Blvd. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Tonaquint Cemetery, 1777 South Dixie Drive, St. George, Utah.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Larkin Mortuary,


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Larkin Mortuary
260 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT

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Feb 25, 2021

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We send our deepest condolences on your loss of Don. He was a wonderful man... The love that you (LaRae) and Don shared was an inspiration to us all. Thinking of you, Love you very much. Let us know if you need anything.

Ariane & Tommy Valerio , St George, UT, US Feb 26, 2021