Burton L. Finch, age 73, of West Unity, died at 10:02 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Evergreen Manor, Montpelier, where he had been a resident for two weeks.
Mr. Finch worked at Dinner Bell Foods in Archbold, for 34 years, until it closed.
He was then employed by Sauder Manufacturing in Stryker, from where he retired. He enjoyed building things in his free time.
Burton L. Finch was born on Dec. 24, 1938, in West Unity, the son of Gerald G. and Velma A. (Booream) Finch.
He married Sandra K. Klopfenstein on Sept. 12, 1959, in Dayton, and she survives.
Survivors also include one son, Burton L. Finch, Jr. and his wife, JoAnne, of Waterville; one granddaughter, Bailey Finch; one grandson, Burton L. Finch III; two brothers, William G. Stine of West Unity, and Gerald D. “Dalton” Finch, of Afton, Mich.; two sisters, Wilma Adams and Myrna (Doyle) Wines, both of Bryan; one sister-in-law, Mae Finch, of West Unity; one brother-inlaw, Seldon Schad of Bryan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were two sons, Leonard Gerald Finch and Jeffery Alan Finch; one brother, Larry Finch; and two sisters, Cleora Kay Schad and Joan Martin.
Services were held yesterday, Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Bryan, with Pastor Larry Snavely officiating. Interment followed in Floral Grove Cemetery, West Unity.
Memorials are requested to the Parkinson’s Foundation.
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