Brian Lee Funk, 29
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Brian Lee Funk, 29, of Lafayette died at his residence on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at 10:34 am. He was born in Lafayette on March 9, 1982, to Eugene A. Funk Jr. (wife: Beth), and Deborah L. (Moore) Gaddis (husband: Jim Gaddis Jr.). Brian was a painter for 10 years, enjoyed skate boarding, listening to music, watching movies, and playing X-Box. He was also an avid Colts fan and enjoyed spending time with his beloved cat Aaliyah.
Surviving are one brother; Eric (wife: Kim) Funk of Lafayette, one stepsister; Lisa (husband: Troy) Wolfe of Terre Haute, one stepbrother; Dallas Bragg of Lafayette, and 2 nephews; Quentin Wolfe of Terre Haute, and Cole Bragg of Lafayette; his paternal grandpa; Eugene Funk Sr. of Phoenix, AZ, maternal grandparents; Byrns Jr. and Beverly Moore of Lafayette, his Aunt Sharon & Uncle Mike Edwards of Iowa, Aunt Mary Funk of Phoenix, AZ, Aunt Ruth Ann & Uncle Randy Scott of Lafayette, Uncle Edward Moore of Lafayette, Uncle William "Bill" (fiancé: Roni Carey) Moore of Lafayette, and his cousin & best friend; Nick Welcher, and several cousins.
Brian is preceded in death by his paternal grandma; Carol Funk, and a stepbrother; Brandon Steward.
Services will be held at Simplicity Funeral Care (1608 Schuyler Ave.,) Lafayette, IN 47904) on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at 2:00pm with visitation one hour prior to the services. Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of Debbi Gaddis. Simplicity Funeral Care entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences at www.simplicity-funeralcare.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier on Oct. 16, 2011