Robert K. Finnell, Jr. Obituary

Date of Birth:

Friday, February 25th, 1921

Date of Death:

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Funeral Home:


Robert K. Finnell Jr., 85, of Fayetteville, Ga., formerly of Walton, died Nov. 30 at Fayetteville Hospital. He was a retired manager of Atlanta Terminal Co. and a member of First United Methodist Church in Fayetteville. He attended Dixie Heights High School, where he was a first team all-state quarterback who later played at the University of Kentucky. He was a member of the Northern Kentucky High School Athletic Directors and the Northern Kentucky Sports halls of fame. He was an Army veteran of World War II. A son, Brad Finnell, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Manning Finnell; a daughter, Betsy Speer of St. Augustine, Fla.; a son, Robert Finnell III of Rome, Ga.; sisters, Ruth Casnellie of Fort Wright and Stella Lawrence of Long Beach, Calif.; and three grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hughes Chapel Cemetery, Union, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Fayetteville. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church, 175 E. Lanter Ave., Fayetteville, Ga. 30214. Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, Walton, is handling arrangements.

Robert K. Finnell, Jr.
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