Terry Funk Kids: Stacy and Brandee & Wife Vicky Ann

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An American professional wrestler Terry Funk married his wife Vicky Ann on August 14, 1965. They had two kids, both daughters, Stacy and Brandee.

The wrestling world mourns the loss of a true legend as Terry Funk, an esteemed WWE Hall of Famer, has passed away.

The somber news was shared by none other than Ric Flair, a close friend and fellow icon in the wrestling realm.

Through a heartfelt statement, Flair’s words echoed with a sense of deep respect and admiration for his departed comrade.

Reflecting on their bond, Flair emphasized that, throughout his entire life, he had never encountered an individual who displayed such unwavering dedication.

Terry Funk Kids: Stacy and Brandee & Wife Vicky Ann
Terry Funk (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Describing Funk as a remarkable wrestler and entertainer, Flair also highlighted his fearless spirit that defined his in-ring persona.

In addition to his accomplishments within the squared circle, Terry Funk’s impact as a friend resonated just as profoundly.

Flair’s tribute encapsulated the essence of a man who not only contributed immensely to the wrestling world but also forged deep connections that left an enduring mark on those fortunate enough to know him.

Terry Funk Kids: Stacy and Brandee & Wife Vicky Ann

Terry Funk wed his beloved wife, Vicky Ann, on August 14, 1965, and their union brought forth two kids, Stacy and Brandee.

Their oldest daughter Stacy Funk was born in 1967 in Canyon, Texas, USA.

Similarly, their youngest Brandee was born in 1971. Brandee Funk now Brandee Funk Dungan is married and three kids.

Stacy works as an air hostess for Southwest Airlines and Brandee is a registered nurse in Phoenix. Both are graduates of West Texas A&M University.

Terry Funk Kids: Stacy and Brandee & Wife Vicky Ann
Terry Funk Kids And Wife (Source: X)

Terri and his wife once owned a ranch in Canyon, Texas, which they eventually sold.

Tragedy struck with the passing of Vicky on March 29, 2019, a somber event confirmed by Ted DiBiase via Twitter.

The poignant documentary “Beyond the Mat” captured a pivotal medical moment in Funk’s life when he was informed of the need for a knee replacement. He ultimately underwent the surgery in later years.

This film showcased various wrestling stars at different stages of their careers, with a dedicated section focused on Terry Funk, highlighting his brief retirement in 1997.

During this segment, Vicki candidly expressed her concerns about Terry’s well-being, influenced by his intense style of professional wrestling.

The documentary also captured the moment in Funk family’s life, featuring Terry and Vicki attending their daughter’s wedding.

Terry Funk Friendships And Health Issues

Throughout his journey, Funk forged deep friendships. His camaraderie with NFL player John Ayers stood as a testament to his diverse connections.

Additionally, his bond with the renowned Sylvester Stallone underscored his presence in both the wrestling and entertainment worlds.

In 2016, despite undergoing surgery for an inguinal hernia, Funk’s dedication led him to attend Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore shows, showcasing his enduring passion for the sport.

A chapter of Funk’s life was marked by health challenges. In June 2021, fellow wrestling legend Don Muraco shared the news that Funk had been diagnosed with dementia and was residing in an assisted living facility.

However, later in the year, a podcast by Ric Flair, along with Mark Madden, delivered uplifting news: Funk had returned home and was on a positive trajectory.

With a heavy heart, the wrestling community bid farewell to Terry Funk on August 23, 2023, at the age of 79.

Little On Terry Funk

Born on June 30, 1944, in Hammond, Indiana, Terry Funk’s early roots were entwined with the world of professional wrestling.

He was born to Dorothy (Culver) and Dory Funk, a prominent figure in wrestling both as a professional wrestler and a promoter.

In the aftermath of World War II, the family relocated to Amarillo, Texas, shaping the backdrop against which Terry and his brother, who gained professional recognition as Dory Funk Jr., were nurtured within the wrestling realm.

Their upbringing was steeped in the wrestling business, fostering a deep connection to the sport from an early age.

Terry Funk Kids: Stacy and Brandee & Wife Vicky Ann
Terri Funk Early Days (Source: The New York Times)

The familial ties to wrestling influenced the trajectory of Terry’s life and cemented his future within the ring.

After completing his high school education, Terry Funk’s journey took him to West Texas State University, which is now known as West Texas A&M University.

Here, he ventured into the domains of both amateur wrestling and football, displaying his athletic prowess on multiple fronts.

These formative years laid the foundation for Funk’s eventual rise to prominence in the wrestling world, as he channeled his early exposure and athletic talents into a career that would make an indelible mark on the sport.

Pranaya Poudel
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