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Mr. Harold E.  Finn

Obituary for Mr. Harold E. Finn

March 15, 2021
Murray, Kentucky


Mr. Harold E. Finn, age 81, of Murray, Kentucky died on Monday, March 15th, 2021 at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray. Harold was born August 10, 1939 in Springfield, Illinois to the late James Hershel Finn and Agnes (Reid) Finn. He was a member of the Murray First United Methodist Church where he was active in the Outreach Sunday School class and Sunday Night Fellowship Bible study. He also served as director of the Prime Timers (Adult Ministry) and led many mission trips.
He was a graduate of Western Illinois University and University of Illinois and had a lengthy career as an educator/administrator in the field of Industrial Education at both the High School and College Levels. He had a great love for the St. Louis Cardinals and was a mentor to many young people through Boy Scouts, coaching and other youth organizations.
Mr. Finn is survived by his spouse of 56 years, Carol (Breitwiser) Finn, two daughters, Kristy (Rob) Flanagan of Olney, Illinois, Kari (Rick) Dickinson of St. Louis, Missouri; one son, Kevin Finn of Nashville, Tennessee; six grandchildren, Hailey, Kaitlyn and Braden Flanagan, Reid and Olivia Dickinson, and Sawyer Finn; two sisters, Ruth Ann Mavis of New Berlin, Illinois and Jackie (Marvin) Taft of Springfield, Illinois; one brother, James (Debra) Finn of New Berlin, Illinois; as well as many nieces and nephews.
His proudest accomplishments were his children and grandchildren and he found great joy in watching them do what they love.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the First United Methodist Church, H.E.L.P Ministry or Appalachian Missions 503 Maple Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071 or Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
Online condolences may be made at
J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

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