Funeral service for Neual Ernest “Ernie” Housworth, 66, Lawrence, will be 2 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2013, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Mr. Housworth died Mon., Oct. 28, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born January 11, 1947, in Leavenworth, the son of Neual and Emma Wolfe Housworth. He graduated from Lawrence High School.
Mr. Housworth was drafted in the U.S. Army in 1966 and served in the Vietnam War and Korean DMZ.. When he returned home he worked in construction and his own band for several years. He moved into transportation and was the general manager at the Lawrence Bus Company. Later he drove for the “T” and KU On Wheels. He retired in 2009.
He married Inge M. Turner on January 29, 1966, at the First Christian Church, Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his mother, Emma Marie Housworth, Eudora; Sister, Dorothy Sarlls & husband Gene, Eudora; many loved nieces and nephews, brother in-laws and sister in-laws.
The family suggests memorials made to the Disabled American Veterans Association, American Lung Association, American Diabetes Foundation, or the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home.
Friends may call Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.