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.
Messages & Condolences
My prayers and thoughts go out to the family,so sorry for your loss.
Dorothy and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. I am thinking of you and all of your family members. May you feel God’s peace at this difficult time.
We are saddened to hear of Ernie’s passing. It was an honor to know him. Please let us know if you ever need anything.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him deeply, but his memory, and love will always remain in your hearts.
We have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Cliff and Verna
Sorry for your loss.
ry for your loss.Sending you a big Marie.
Inge, I’m very sad to hear this about Ernie, Thinking of you, sending you hugs and prayers. May God wrap his arms around you in our time of loss.
Dear Inge, I was very sorry to hear about Ernie. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
I’m very sorry to learn of Ernie’s passing. He was very fortunate to have you there with him. I’m sorry you didn’t have more time together. Please accept Jennifer’s and my condolences. Take care of yourself.
Inge, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. If you ever need anything, just let me know.
It sadden me to hear of Ernie passing . You will be in my prayers and my thoughts
Inge, my deepest sympathy to you for your loss of Ernie. You take care of yourself.
I’m so sorry for your loss the family is in my thoughts and prayers. I love you uncle Ernie and you will be truly missed love you little charlie
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