Terry Funk Passes Away At 79 – WWE Hall of Famer Terry Funk has sadly passed away at the age of 79. While details about the circumstances of his passing are currently unavailable, his close friend and fellow WWE Hall of Famer, Ric Flair, announced Funk’s passing on Twitter.
Flair paid tribute to Funk in his tweet, acknowledging his hard work, wrestling skill, fearlessness, and their strong friendship. Flair’s message honored Funk’s contributions to the world of professional wrestling and expressed his condolences.
“In My Entire Life, I’ve Never Met A Guy Who Worked Harder. Terry Funk Was A Great Wrestler, Entertainer, Unbelievably Fearless, And A Great Friend! Rest In Peace My Friend Terry Funk Knowing That No One Will Ever Replace You In The World Of Professional Wrestling! [folded hands emoji 3x],” Flair wrote.
WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley also confirmed the passing after speaking with Funk’s daughter.
“Terry Funk is gone. I just talked to Terry’s daughter, Brandee, who gave me the awful news. He was my mentor, my idol, one of the closest friends. He was the greatest wrestler I ever saw. If you get the chance, look up a Terry Funk match or a Terry Funk promo, and give thanks that this incredible man gave so much, for so long, to so many. There will never be another like him. May God bless Terry, his friends, family and all who loved him. RIP my dear friend – it was an honor to know you. #RIPTerryFunk,” Foley wrote.
As more information becomes available, this page will be updated. The wrestling community and fans around the world mourn the loss of Terry Funk and his enduring legacy in the realm of wrestling.
Terry Funk Passes Away At 79