Charles Franklin Finley, 92, of Richmond, VA, formerly of Lewisburg, WV, died Sunday, November 27, 2022.
Frank was born November 23, 1930, in Parkersburg, WV, and was the son of the late Paul L. and Dortha Harris Finley.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo Finley; parents, Paul L. Finley, A. Dortha Finley; and brother, Donald H. Finley.
Frank leaves behind to cherish his memory his children, Anna Marie Yarbrough, Debra Tavasso (Kim), and Franklin “Chip” Finley (Cheryl); 6 grandchildren, Emily and Charlie Yarbrough, Lee Tavasso (Megan), and Sara, Lara, and Mary Finley; and many other loving family members.
Frank will be well remembered for his vivacious enthusiasm and zest for life. He was a lifelong active member of the United Methodist Church. He was involved in several organizations, including the Greenbrier Lodge # 42 Masons in Lewisburg, past Grand Royal Patron of the Order of the Amaranth, and the “Head Nut” of Tuckahoe Kiwanis. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving in the 541st Signal Depot, US Forces Austria, WVU class of ‘52, and a 35 year career with the Travelers Insurance Company.
The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., January 7th, at Shady Grove U.M.C. – 4825 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA, where a Celebration of Frank’s Life will be held at 1 p.m.
The celebration will also be available online at https://www.shadygroveumc.net/livestream.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shady Grove U.M.C. Building Fund, 4825 Pouncey Tract Rd., Glen Allen, VA 23059.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.