Mr. Finch died 12:41 a.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the Ozarks Medical Center. He was born April 28, 1957 at Pekin, Illinois to Joy Wrinkles Finch and the late Elmer Lee Finch. He graduated from the West Plains High School with the Class of 1975 and on April 17, 2000, was married at West Plains, Missouri to Leslie Miller. Mr. Finch was owner and operator of Finch’s Locksmith Service. He enjoyed cars, the saxophone and made it a priority to tell people about Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Leslie Finch, of the family home; four children, Kelli Vonallmen, husband, Ricky, West Plains, Missouri, Katherine Dill, husband, Joe, Neosho, Missouri Corey Riddle, West Plains, Missouri and Jacob Riddle, Brooklyn, Michigan; three grandchildren,, who called him “Poppy”, Madyson, Taylor and Luke; his mother, Joy Finch, West Plains, Missouri; one sister, Rhonda Brooks, husband, Michael, Choctaw, Oklahoma; and several nieces and nephews.
His father, grandmother, Granny Cora and mother-in-law, Renee Bates, precede him in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 29th, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Pentecostal Church Building Fund and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.