Bradley was born February 8, 1972 in San Antonio, Texas. He was the son of Larry Dean and Carolyn L. (Wilson) Funk. His dad was in the Air Force while he was growing up and they lived in Big Spring, Texas; Salina, Kansas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edwards Air Force Base, California; Hampton, Virginia; Las Vegas, Nevada; Oslo, Norway; and finally ending up during his high school years in Manhattan, Kansas. He graduated from Manhattan High School and then he attended the Air Force Academy. He returned to Kansas State University where he obtained a Masters Degree in Accounting.
Bradley worked for the Sink, Gilmore & Gordan Accounting Firm for over five years before he started his own business. He was the owner and operator of the Funk & Associates Accounting. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Manhattan. In college, he was a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity. He also was a member of the Board of Accountancy in the State of Kansas. He enjoyed playing golf and soccer, and fishing and hunting. His greatest love in life was his children.
Bradley’s surviving family include his three children; Emmalee Funk Raleigh, North Carolina, Abbygale Funk of Lexington, Kentucky, and Garrison Funk of Great Barrington, Massachusetts; parents, Larry and Carolyn Funk of St. George, Kansas; sister, Lora Collins (Shane) of Chelsea, Alabama; and three nieces, Katherine Collins, Michaela Collins and Christie Collins; and several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
Funeral Services for Bradley will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, September 16, 2019 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell. Burial will follow at the Russell City Cemetery. No visitation is planned at this time. A Memorial has been established with 1st United Methodist Church of Manhattan. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.