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Arville Lynn FUNK Edit Profile


ARVILLE FUNK, American Lawyer, Partner of O’BANNON, FUNK & SIMPSON, specializing in the field of General Civil Practice. Real Estate, Probate and Corporation Law. Trials.


Funk, Arville Lynn was born on December 11, 1929 in Corydon, Indiana, United States. Son of Herman E. and Elsie (McMonigle) Funk.


Indiana Central College (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). Butler University (Master of Science, 1959). Indiana University (Juris Doctor, 1963).

Phi Delta Phi.


Head history department of Perry Central Junior High School, Indianapolis, 1955-1961. Head history department Perry East Junior High School, 1961-1965. Partner of O'Bannon Funk & Simpson and predecessor firm, Corydon, since 1965.

Attorney Crawford County, City of Corydon. General counsel of Indiana Toll Bridge Commission, 1969-1983. Instructor history Purdue University extension.


  • Bar: Indiana 1963.



History advisor of Indiana Department Conservation, 1961-1980. Publications chairman of Marion County Civil War Centennial Commission, 1961-1965. Chairman of Harrison County Bicentennial Commission.

Delegate Indiana Republican State Convention, 1966, 68, 70, 74, 82, 84, 86. President, board directors North America Indian Foundation, 1966-1967. President of local Methodist Church. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1947-1948, 50-52.

Member American Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Harrison County Bar Association (president), Indiana History Society, Harrison County History Society (board directors), C. of Chamber (board directors), Indiana Central College Alumni (board directors), Phi Delta Phi. Lodges: Rotary (board directors).


Married Rosemary E. Springer, August 25, 1956. Children– Cynthia Lynn, Mark Andrew (deceased).

Herman E. Funk

Elsie (McMonigle) Funk

Rosemary E. Springer

Cynthia Lynn Funk

Mark Andrew Funk (deceased)