Rickey (Rick) Lee Funk, age 58 of Sidney, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 2:48 P.M. at home. He was born the son of Jerry and Rita (Harvey) Funk on March 15, 1964, in Sidney, Ohio.
Rickey is survived by his loving family, wife whom he married on December 28, 1989 Jean (Brown) Funk, Teddy Couch, Mark (Christy) Couch, Chris (Bethany) Couch, and Joe Couch, ten grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one the way, siblings Cheryl(Charles) Gilkenson, Terri (Hank) Mash, Kathy Jones, Jeff (Sandy) Funk, Jerry Funk Jr., sisters-in-law Roxie Darst, Peggy (Mike) Johnson, Shawn Kern, Olive (James) Gower, April (Scott) Bigham, Jobina Brooks, Katherine (Mitch) Spencer Harlan, brothers-in-law John (Dawn) Kern, William Kern, Stanley Kern, Bobbie Vaught, John Brown, mother-in-law Ginger (Blakeley) Brown, and several nieces and nephews.
Rickey is preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter Athena Couch and father-in-law Herbert Brown.
Rickey was a demolition derby driver for 40 years and raced at Shady Bowl for a couple of years. He was a Tow Motor driver for Form Fiber. Most of all Rickey was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, son-in-law, and uncle. He will be missed by all who love him.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home with Pastor Kris Geise, officiating. Burial will follow at Glen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cromesfh.com