Colin Joe Funderburg, 63, of Van Buren, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. He was born Dec. 17, 1950, in Bingen, Ark. He is a 1968 graduate of Lamar High School, graduated from the University of the Ozarks summa cum laude in 1972 and coached and taught English at Lincoln, Lavaca and Atkins.

He is survived by two daughters, Jenny Mitchell of Hot Springs and Cara Mayall of Cordova, Tenn.; two brothers, Jim Funderburg and Gary Funderburg, both of Alma; a sister, Mary Jane Bittick of Tulsa; and two granddaughters.

Funeral was Feb. 3 at Roller-Cox Funeral Home with burial at Oakland Cemetery.