Roy F. Finney
Sept. 23, 1936 — July 4, 2014
Roy F. Finney, 77, passed away at his home on Friday, July 4, 2014. Roy was born in Genesee to James G. and Clara (Janda) Finney on September 23, 1936. Roy was a social worker for Southern Wisconsin Center for 32 years, retiring in 1995. He received commendations from the governor for his work. Roy married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Brimmer, on June 28, 1958, at the Congregational Church in Genesee.
Roy is survived by his wife and son, Todd H. (Monica) Finney, and grandchildren, Paige, Davis, Reena and Brooke of Scottsdale, Ariz. He is also survived by a stepbrother, Myron (Elizabeth) Toshner; his sisters-in-law Mabel Finney, Marleene (Richard) Bloom, Teri Borchardt, Judith (Michael) Christianson and Marge (Robert) Beaster; and brothers- in-law Jeffrey (Ute) Hughes, Charles (Diane) Hughes, Richard (Vicki) Hughes and Thomas (Lorraine) Hughes. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Roy was proceeded in death by his parents, stepmother Theresa, brother James (Fran), Robert, Bruce (Janet), Gerald Toshner, and sisters Fern (Louis) Harris and Opal (Wendell) Nardell.
Roy was a member of the Community United Methodist Church of Waterford. He was a former president of the Waterford Jaycees. He was a 1955 graduate of Waukesha High School and 1959 graduate of Milton College. As a young man, he played baseball with the Genesee Land ’O Lakes Team and played softball in Waterford for many years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a former member of the River City Sporting Team. He and his wife enjoyed many winters at their home in Mesa, Ariz.
Family and friends may attend a visitation on Friday, July 18, from 10am to 12pm at Community United Methodist Church, 455 S. Jefferson St., Waterford. There will be a memorial service at 12pm to honor Roy’s life with a luncheon to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Waterford Union High Scholarship fund or to the Community United Methodist Church would be appreciated.
Integrity Funeral Services of Waterford has been entrusted to serve the family. For more information, call 262-514-4600 or visit online at www.integrityfunerals.net.