He was born on Oct. 21, 1946 in Marysville, Calif., son of the late Harley V. Finley Sr. and the late Billie Botto Finley.
Mr. Finley was a veteran of the United States Army for 21 years having retired as a Major and was an educator with the Polk School District for 10 years having taught at the Rockmart Middle School.
He is survived by a son, Thomas Finley of Middletown, Calif.; step-daughter, Kristen Powell of Clarksville, Tenn.; brother-in-law, Ken Wessels of Clarksville; two aunts, Joyce Finley of Marysville, Calif. and Blanche Ingraham of Stockton, Calif.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A memorial visitation was held on Thursday, June 14 at the Freeman Harris Funeral Home between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m.
Those wishing to do so may make contributions to the Heart House at Redmond Regional Medical Center, 501 Redmond Rd., Rome GA 30165 in memory of Mr. Finley.
Those wishing to express condolences to the family can visit www.freemanharrisfunerals.com to sign the online guestbook.
The Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.