William B. Finn, (W.B.,Mickey) passed away on March 15, 2014 at the age of 86.
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Born June 2, 1927, in Houston to Edwin and Amanda Finn. Preceded in death by his parents, the love of his life, his wife of 51 years, Leatrice (Bug) Finn, and brothers, Edwin and Ira Finn.
W.B. is survived by his sons, Richard and wife Deborah and Terry; aunt, Lucille Finn age 97; grandchildren, Richie and wife Rebecca, and Kevin; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Sebastian, Caroline and Juliette, nieces, nephews and his dachshund, "Peanut".
W.B. briefly served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. He was a born leader on his first job at a grocery store, and 20 years at Dentler Maid Potato Chips. He was an entrepreneur at heart, worked in the independent Oil and Gas industry, operated grocery stores, ran Perma Crete, later a carpet cleaning company, the bought and remodeled homes.
Memorial services will be held at Woodlawn Funeral Home located at 1101 Antoine, Houston, TX on Thursday, March 20th. 1:00 to 2:00 pm will be for family and friends. Service will begin at 2:00 pm. No graveside service. Pastor Leon Cowart will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Texas Heart Institute, 6720 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX 77030 in W.B. Finn's memory.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
1101 Antoine Drive Houston, TX 77055
Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 19, 2014