Johnny F Finch

May 2, 1943 ~ April 9, 2015 (age 71)

Johnny Frank Finch

Johnny Frank Finch, age 71, of Greensboro, GA, died Thursday, April 9, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville, GA.  A lifelong resident of Greene County, he was born May 2, 1943 to the late Glenn Boswell “Pete” Finch and Lillie Belle Jennings Finch.  Johnny graduated from Greensboro High School in the class of 1963.  On January 31, 1965 he married the former Carol Batson of Greensboro, GA and most recently they celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary.  He served his country in the Army National Guard for six years. After twenty-four years of service, Johnny retired on August 1, 2004 as the shredder operator from Alcan Aluminum which began as Keystone.  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro.  For forty-three years, he served his community as a volunteer fireman with the Greensboro Fire Department.  Throughout his life, he enjoyed fishing and working in his yard.  Johnny was a very loving husband, father, friend and coworker and everyone will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Evelyn Dunn and Jean King; and brother Glenn Finch.  Survivors include his wife Carol Finch, daughter, Christi; and sons, Darien (Paula), Paul (Samantha), Pete (Tracy) and Matthew (Andrea); sister, Connie Tatman; and brother, Ronnie Finch; nine grandchildren, Ethan, Kaely, Morgan, Tyler, Corey, Grace, Jackson, Harrison and Caroline Finch; a number of nieces, nephews along with many extended relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA with Rev. Bruce Lovin officiating.  Interment will follow in Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642.  Serving as pallbearers are Herman Thomas, Bobby Duvall, Jeff Smith, Joe Bashore, Mac Manley and William Myers.  Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Greensboro Fire Department.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday night at McCommons Funeral Home.  The family requests that any memorials be made to the First Baptist Church Bldg. Fund, 203 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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