J.P. Funches was born on December 20, 1934 to S.P. and Annie Bell Funches in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a brother to three sisters and onebrother of which was his twin. J.P. was a truck driver for Dixie Beer Company for over fifty years, where he retired from in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The sunset beautifully on Monday, August 3, 2018 for J.P. as he departed from us at Nathan Adelson Hospice. J.P.'s mother and father Annie Bell and S. P. Funches, his two sisters Edna Mae Pullen and Mary Heard and his twin brother C.P. Funches all preceded him in death.
J.P. leaves to cherish his memory one dautghter Annie Bell Funches, one son Darryl Jones; three grand sons, one grand daughter; three great grandchildren, all of New Orleans, Louisiana, one sister Allie Mae Brown of Las Vegas, Nevada and host of nieces and nephews.