William “Jay” Funk

December 15, 2023

William “Jay” Funk, 50, of Colfax, Ind., passed away unexpectedly on December 15, 2023.  He was born on September 20, 1973 in Frankfort, to William “Bill” and Sherry (Lanum) Funk.  He married Connie Dixon on December 16, 2000 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and she survives.

A Clinton County resident, Jay was a 1992 graduate of Western Boone Jr./Sr. High School and had farmed for Gable Brothers Farms for the past 9 years.  He was a member of the Colfax Christian Church.  He was an avid Purdue basketball and Denver Broncos fan.  He loved supporting anything his kids participated in, whether it be sports or showing pigs in 4-H.  He loved farming, but his greatest joy was family and spending time with his kids and grandkids.

Memorial donations may be made in Jay’s honor to the Clinton Prairie Athletic Department, 2400 South County Rd. 450 West, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Visitation and Services

Friends may visit 4-8 p.m. Thursday, December 21, 2023 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 22, 2023 at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with his wife: Connie are his Daughters: Kelsie Wright of Lebanon and Kinze Funk of Colfax; Son: Trevor Funk of Colfax; Grandchildren: Asher Wright and Parker Key of Lebanon; Sisters: Jody (Rusty) Solomon of Lebanon and Jessica (Tony) Montgomery of Lebanon; Brother: Jeff Funk of Lebanon; Father-in-law: Richard Dixon; along with Several Nieces and Nephews. 

Preceded by:

Jay was preceded in death by his parents: Bill and Sherry Funk; mother-in-law: June Dixon; and brother-in-law: Zack Dixon.


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “William “Jay” Funk”

  1. Jenny Smith December 18, 2023 at 5:12 pm

    Connie and family, there are no words. Just know you are in my thoughts and prayers in all the days to come.

  2. Bonnie Davis December 18, 2023 at 5:39 pm

    SO sorry!! Sending love and prayers for you all. He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him!

  3. Richard December 18, 2023 at 6:43 pm

    You were always there for me and June one call you were there. I will miss you but I know your with Zack. You too be nice together lol. Loved you like a son

  4. Jr, Jill Robertson & Family December 18, 2023 at 8:50 pm

    So very sorry for your loss, this is heartbreaking!! Jay was a good man, father, husband and friend.

  5. Sasha Smith December 18, 2023 at 9:18 pm

    I am sorry for your loss Jay was an amazing person. He had a big heart.

  6. Denise Scofield December 18, 2023 at 10:05 pm

    Connie and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers!

  7. Logan Dolfini December 18, 2023 at 10:19 pm

    Connie, Kinze, Kelsie, and Trevor. I’m so sorry about Jay it happened way to soon, i’m praying for you guys, through it all.

  8. Kristina Carney Brabb December 19, 2023 at 6:31 pm

    Connie I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to all of you.

  9. Rachel McGirt December 23, 2023 at 4:17 am

    Connie, and kids
    I am truly sorry for your loss
    He was a very easy going person and loved his family. I will be praying for you

  10. Jody Solomon December 23, 2023 at 11:17 pm

    Dear baby brother,

    I love you! I will always carry you with me.. my heart is shattered but I know you are in the best hands that anyone could be in. I know you’ve been reunited with many loved ones and that gives me peace. I know you’re in the house of the Lord!

    Connie and Kelsie, Kinze, and Trevor, he loved you more than anything. You all brought him so much joy and pride. He will always be with and so will I. I’m so sorry for this hurt you have but know I’ll always be here for my brother’ beloved family. I love you.

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