Born: August 18, 1863, Shanesville, Ohio.
Died: 1941, at the home of his son, Dr. L. D. Funk, Athens, Michigan.
Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery, Athens, Michigan.
Benjamin was the husband of song writer Lucy Molter Funk (married 1885).
As of 1890, he had a music publishing business in Athens, Michigan, where he lived for over 50 years. He also sold pianos and organs, was a widely recognized organist, and established a singing school.
At the time of his death, he was a retired salesman for the Rosenthal Cornhusker Company.
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