Will Frank Finlay, 82, of Sedalia passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013 at his home. He was born on December 10, 1930 in Kansas City, KS a son of Dwight and Grace (Bowline) Finlay.
On March 23, 2007 in Sedalia, he was united in marriage to Shirley Morton Wilson, who survives of the home.
In Bill's younger years, he loved to play softball and baseball. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and loved to watch the game. He also enjoyed playing golf and riding horses. Bill was part owner and operator of the Sedalia Neon Sign Company. He served his country honorably in the US Marine Corps
, Korean War
. He was a member of The American Legion Post 642 and The East Sedalia Baptist Church.
He is survived by two children, Cathy Harrison and Judy Boatman, both of Sedalia; one brother, Don Finlay of Lake Ozark, MO; two grandchildren, Mark Woolery and Missi Pierce; two great grandchildren and one on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia with Rev. Ed Broyles officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Flat Creek Cemetery in care of the funeral chapel.