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Richard Alan Finch

August 20, 1951 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 68)



Richard Alan Finch, 68, passed away February 15, 2020, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC.


Richard was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Norma Jean Pickles and Charles H. Finch on August 20, 1951. He married Michele Frye on November 9, 1974 and they celebrated a wonderful 45 years together. He worked as a printer for many different companies throughout his life. He was a veteran and served in the Army. He attended Colonial Baptist Church regularly and dedicated his life to the Lord a short time ago. Richard loved to ride his Harley and visit the beach every chance he could. Most of all he loved spending time with his family especially his 4 grandchildren.


Richard is preceded in death by his mother Norma Jean Pickles and his father Charles H. Finch. 


Richard is survived by his wife Michele Finch, his daughter Kelli Ann Best husband John, his son Michael Alan Finch wife Ragan, his brother Charles Finch Jr., and his four grandchildren Campbell, Jaydon, Peyton, and Mila, his sisters-in-laws Lisa Paddleford (James) and Georgianna Tropeck, his nieces and nephews Robin Custer, Chris Tropeck, Zach Winston, and Ryan Winston, his great niece Alexia Custer, his cousins Bill and Earl Finch.

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