James Edward Finley, 72, of West Columbia, husband of Rosie (Rose) Finley, died Saturday, November 1.
Born in Ware Ware Shoals, he was a son of the late Emmett and Felicia Emerson Finley. A US Navy veteran of World War II. He was retired from Monroe Systems for Businesses. He was a member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #6 Columbia, and Lake Murray VFW.
Surviving, in addition to his wife of the home, are two daughters Yvonne Finley Taylor of Lexington, SC and Jo Ann Finley Hovis of Rock Hill; a sister, Mary Finley Hill of Leesville, SC; and five grandchildren. He was p predeceased by a brother, Calvin "Emmett" Finley, Ware Shoals and a sister, Inez "Nezzie" Finley Pitt Shull, West Columbia.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at on Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church or to the charity of one's choice.
"For Those Who Fought For It, Freedom Has A Flavor The Protected Will Never Know."
Rosie Savanah Campbell Finley
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