Carey Carl Finch

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, March 24, 2004

Services for Carey Carl Finch of Monticello are 1 p.m.,Thursday, March 25, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial inHollywood Cemetery in McComb.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Finch, 72, died March 22, 2004, at his residence. He wasborn in Mt. Hermon, La., on Feb. 1, 1932, to Joe and HallieFinch.

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He was retired from the Louisiana State Employment Service, andfrom Lawrence County Schools as a teacher. He was an Air ForceVeteran, serving in the Korean Conflict. He graduated fromSoutheastern Louisiana University with a master’s degree inguidance and counseling. He was affiliated with the MississippiNational Guard, retiring after Desert Storm. He served as postcommander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4889, and wasa member and past president of the Monticello Exchange Club. He wasa master mason in Spring Creek Lodge 184.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, TommyFinch.

Survivors are his wife, Fay Fox Finch; his daughters, HollyLatham and Christi Moss; his son, Joe Finch; his brother, James P.Finch; and his grandchildren, Carl and Logan Finch, Casey Moss andJackson Latham.