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J. Frank Finley

January 13, 1952 — October 16, 2023

Springfield

J. Frank Finley, 71, of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, passed away on October 16, 2023. He was born on January 13, 1952, in Lewisburg, Tennessee. Frank enjoyed a fulfilling life, engaging in various activities that brought him joy. He had a passion for farming, hunting, cooking, fishing, camping, riding horses, gardening, coaching ball, traveling, and spending time with his family. He was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church.

Frank is preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Lucille Franklin Finley and his brother-in-law Lyndell Davis of Cornersville, TN.

Frank is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Finley, and their children: Kara Finley (Tommy Durham), Joe (Lindsay) Finley, Ann (Casey) Weaver, and Maria (Tim) van der Hengst. He is also survived by his sisters, Gayle (Bill) Headden, and Gradean Davis. Frank leaves behind a legacy in his grandchildren: Jasper, Devlin, Waylon (Jodi), and Maxie Owens, Lily and Logan Weaver, Addy and Brooks Finley, Zoey, Judson, Finley, and Remy van der Hengst, as well as his great-granddaughters, Jesse and Nellie Owens. He will be deeply missed by his numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Frank attended Cornersville High School and furthered his education at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Frank was a member of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of the AGR fraternity. He built a successful career in agricultural business, industrial development, and farming.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 17th, from 4-8 pm at Springfield Funeral Home. A service to celebrate Frank's life will be held at the Cedar Hill Baptist Church Chapel on Wednesday, October 18, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Bellwood Cemetery in Adams, TN.

The details of the service are being coordinated by Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home, and Cremation Center in Springfield, Tennessee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cedar Hill Baptist Church Building Fund at https://mycedarhillbaptist.org/online-giving.html

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

4:00 - 8:15 pm (Central time)

Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home & Cremation Center

4005 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 37172

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cedar Hill Baptist Church

112 S Main St, Cedar Hill, TN 37032

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Cedar Hill Baptist Church

112 S Main St, Cedar Hill, TN 37032

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Burial

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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