William T. “Bill” Finch, 71, Lawrence, died May 29, 2021, at LMH Health.
He was born December 25, 1949, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Clifford Edwin and Vesta Florence Owen Finch. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1968. He then attended Mt. St. Clare College.
Bill enlisted in the U.S. Marines and served during the Vietnam War. He received an honorable discharge in November 1971. He then attended Clinton Community College.
Mr. Finch retired in 2011 from the Alliant Power Company in Clinton after over 30 years.
He enjoyed family & friends and rejoiced in the love and memories. His favorite hobbies were wood working, hunting, collecting coins, stamps, rocks, and other treasures. H was known for his generosity.
He is survived by a daughter, Elissa Lenore Finch of Santa Ana, California; sister, Margaret Smith and husband David of Lawrence, Kansas; and nephew, Joseph Gary Smith and wife Nicole Brusewitz of Longmont, Colorado.
The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.