Friends and family of Matt "Fundy" Funderburk, bassist of Lydia, Bears of Manitou, Joey Arroyo Band, and other musical groups, are still coming to terms with his passing. The musician's Facebook wall is still full of endearing messages.
Two memorial services for Matt Funderburk have been announced: ... More >>
The local music community has lost a valued member.
Matt "Fundy" Funderburk was known for his talents in a number of local bands including Lydia, Bears of Manitou, and Joey Arroyo Band, but most of all, he's remembered as a good friend. Bears of Manitou's Facebook page refers to him as "the defini ... More >>
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