April 16, 1778, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
December 24, 1862, Singers Glen, Virginia.
Singers Glen Cemetery, Singers Glen, Virginia.
Funk established the first Mennonite printing business in America. He spent most of his life in Rockingham County, Virginia, and was well known as a collector of songbooks, reviser and updater of hymn tunes, and singing school leader. His works include:
- Choral Music (Harrisonburg, Virginia: 1816)
- A Compilation of Genuine Church Music (Winchester, Virginia: J. W. Hollis, 1832). After the fourth edition, became known as the Harmonia Sacra.
- The Confession of Faith (Winchester, Virginia: 1837)
- A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs (Winchester, Virginia: 1847)
- The Reviewer Reviewed (Mountain Valley, Virginia: 1857)
- The Southern Musical Advocate and Singer’s Friend, a monthly periodical (Mountain Valley, Virginia: 1859–61)
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