Mr. Charles Finch, 80, of Jefferson died Tuesday, January 1, 2013.
Mr. Finch proudly serviced in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict as a Radar Man. He later became employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad Company and after 34 years of faithful service retired as a Yard Master. He was a member of Union Baptist Church in Winder, enjoyed gardening various types of produce, but he is best remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend who faithfully attended his grandchildren's various activities. Born to the late Thomas A. and Lena Jacks Finch, he was preceded in death by sister, Sue Hunter.
Survivors include: his daughter, Susie Roberts of Jefferson; son, Ronald Finch of Danielsville; grandchildren, Alex Simmons and Haley Roberts; brother, Bill Finch of Jefferson; sister, Linda Bass of Smithville, TN; former wife and caregiver, Billie Ann Finch of Statham.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 4 at 11 a.m. in the Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Powers officiating. The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, January 3 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.