WWE Hall of Famer Don Muraco stated on his podcast that WWE Hall of Famer Terry Funk is currently suffering from dementia and is in an assisted living facility in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas.
Following several reports from various media outlets, Funk’s official Twitter account, which is currently ran by a representative, issued a statement regarding earlier reports that Funk regarding Funk suffering from Dementia.
The representative noted that Funk is receiving residential care for his multiple health issues, which does affect is mind and body.
Tommy Dreamer also noted on Twitter that he spoke with Funk on the phone, and that he (Funk) is not in bad health.
WWE, along with a few wrestlers took to Twitter to pay tribute to Funk.
Yes, Mr. Funk is currently receiving residential care for his multiple health issues, which do affect his mind as well as the rest of his body. As you can imagine, some days are better than others. He & his family appreciate all of your kind words!
— Terry Funk (@TheDirtyFunker) July 6, 2021
Everyone needs to relax
I just got off phone w/ Terry Funk
He is NOT in bad health
He loves everyone talking about him
Direct quote from Funker
I'm currently sitting in an assisted living place w/my thumb up my ass Whistling Dixie but I don't remember the words#Forever #ECW pic.twitter.com/5xlAYu5REh
— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) July 6, 2021
Few have as much fight in them as Terry Funk. Wishing all the best to the WWE Hall of Famer and his family. pic.twitter.com/DEjPVgsxle
— WWE (@WWE) July 6, 2021
Terry Funk is the greatest wrestler I have ever seen. No one made it easier to believe than The Funker.
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) July 6, 2021