Charles Martin Finger
September 19, 1939 – April 30, 2018
Waynesville-Charles Martin Finger, 78, died on Monday, April 30, 2018, at The Homestead. Charles was born in Haywood County on September 19, 1939, to the late James Frank Finger and the late Retta Starky Gentry. Charles was a family man who enjoyed spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed mowing his yard and doing carpentry.
In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by a brother, James Finger.
Charles is survived by his wife of 57 years, Linda Crawford Finger; daughters, Anita Clark (Wayne), Vicki Hall (Ricky), and Tammy Jones (Dwayne); grandchildren, Bobby Messer (Kelley), Cassie Hall, Arlie Clark, Colton Clark (Kerry), Mandy Hall, Cora Allen (Jacob), Taylor Hilderbrand (Brandon); twelve great-grandchildren, including special great-grandson and fishing buddy, Dylan Messer; brother, Grady Finger; and sisters, Ellen Finger and Ruth Green (Bill).
A memorial service celebrating Charles' life will be held at 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 3, in the chapel of Garrett Funerals and Cremations with the Reverend Kenneth Rhinehart officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation at 191 Waukegan Road, Ste 105 Northfield, IL 60093.
A message of comfort may be left for the family and an online guest registry may be signed at www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com
Leukemia Research Foundation
191 Waukegan Road Ste 105, Northfield , IL 60093
- Celebration of Life Thursday, May 3, 2018
Charles Martin Finger
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THOMAS &ROBERT CUNNINGHAM
May 3, 2018
LINDA, SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT CHARLES. WE HAVE BEEN THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. PLEASE ACCEPT OUR NOTE AND ONLY TIME WILL HEAL YOUR PAIN .BUT THING ABOUT THE GOOD TIMES. HOPE YOU AND YOURS GOOD HEALTH, AND HOPE FOR THE TIME WE WILL SEE THEM AGAIN IN A BETTER PLACE. RONNIE AND REVONDA ARE THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AS WELL. CHARLES WAS A GOD MAN. NICE TO HAVE KNOW HIM .
May 2, 2018
Our family lived next door to The Finger's forever. Charlie was a good neighbor and good person. My condolences to Linda, Vicki, Anita and Tammy.