Forest James Funk III

Forest James Funk III, Lake Rabun
Forest James Funk III, age 17, died while swimming alone on July 13, 1962 at lake Rabun.  He was a wrestler and athlete at the Westminster School in Atlanta, Ga.  He also enjoyed scuba diving and he and his father had been interested in and used a spear gun and swam under the boat house at the lake.  The Jimmy Funk scholarship at Westminster is for the Westminster Junior superlative boy.  There is also a Wrestling award in his honor. They presumed that the death was from hyperventilating and breathe-holding