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Richard Daniel Brunk Funkhouser

investment company executive

Richard Daniel Brunk Funkhouser, American Investment company executive. Chartered finance consultant. Named One of Outstanding Young Men of Year, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1964.


Funkhouser, Richard Daniel Brunk was born on December 8, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Oscar Brunk and Helen Rettie (Mitchell) Funkhouser.


Bachelor of Science in accounting, University of Illinois, 1963.


District manager, Nationwide Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio., 1965-1969;director, New England/Loomis Sayles, Boston, 1969-1976;owner, manager, The Funkhouser Organisation, Columbus, 1974-1979;vice president, BancOhio National Bank, Columbus, 1979-1989;chairman, chief Executive officer, Options & Futures, Columbus, since 1989. Board directors Carlysle Investors, Inc., Boston, Charles River Association.


  • Chartered finance consultant.


Member Columbus Estate Planning Council, since 1975. Member commission Town of Medfield, Massachusetts, 1973. Member Pace Setters Ohio State University Served with United States Army, 1953-1956.

Member American Society Pension Actuaries, American Society CLUs, Newcomen Society (Columbus committee), Association Investment Management Sales Executives, Sigma Iowa Epsilon (honorary). Clubs: Scioto Country (Upper Arlington, Ohio), Athletic of Columbus, Chairman's. Lodges: Masons, Shriners.


Married Lucy Catherine Laroe, March 21, 1958. Children: Ann M., Brian B., Douglas A.

Oscar Brunk Funkhouser

Helen Rettie (Mitchell) Funkhouser

Lucy Catherine Laroe

Ann M. Funkhouser

Brian B. Funkhouser

Douglas A. Funkhouser