William L. “Bill” Finn, Sr., age 76, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born April 28, 1942 in Wellston, Ohio to William W. Finn and Frances Simmons Finn.
Bill was a 1960 graduate of Wellston High School and a veteran of the United States Navy. Following 25 years of employment, Bill retired from Sands Hill Coal Company, where he was an equipment operator. He was also a former security guard at the Jackson County Courthouse and was presently employed part-time at Bellisio Foods in Jackson.
A proud Christian man, Bill was a member of Welcome Chapel Church, where he served as the adult Sunday school teacher. He was a very active and talented individual who enjoyed sky diving, kayaking, hunting, fishing and photography, just to name a few. Bill loved his family and cherished the times that he spent with them, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Debra J. Souders Finn; son, William L. “Billy” Finn, Jr. of Parkersburg, WV; daughter, Dawn M. Finn Coleman of Wellston; step-son, Michael Loudermilk (Amy) of Wellston; sister, Kelley Finn Lewis of Jackson; grandchildren, Michael Coleman (Angela), Amanda Joseph (Will), Ried Coleman (Paige), Abby Barnett, Jacob Saunders, Nathan Phillips, Kirkland Loudermilk and Lane Wright; as well as other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and relatives dear to his heart.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William W. Finn and Arlene Emmert Finn; his daughter, Lisa Finn Barnett; and sister, Michelle Finn Williams.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 12 to 2 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jerry Griffith officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com