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Herbert Finney

April 10, 1945 — April 26, 2016

Herbert E. Finney, age 71, of Roswell passed away April 26, 2016. He will lie instate all day at LaGrone Funeral Chapel Thursday April 28, 2016; the family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. A funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday April 29, 2016 at Midway Family Church, 63 Yakima Road, Dexter, NM. Pastor Danny Sons will officiate. Cremation will follow. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Herbert was born April 10, 1945 in Roswell, New Mexico to Ernest and Lillus Washichek-Finney. He was born and raised on a farm and loved farming; he was a farmer for many years. Herbert was a HVAC Contractor for 30 years.

He was a planner and loved to plan ahead for his family's future and wellbeing. Herbert loved his family and was always there if you needed anything. He enjoyed visiting with his many friends and always had advice for anyone. He loved to reminisce about old times and laugh about different events.
Ashlee loved to hear Papa tell stories and help her with sports. He also taught her how to jump rope and be ornery.

He was the best father-in-law ever.

Herbert was preceded his parents Ernest and Lillus Washichek-Finney, Penny Finney, and 1 daughter Kryssie Vernon.

He is survived by his wife Leandra Finney of the home; son Andrew Finney of Las Vegas, Nevada; daughters Shaun Bouchier of Roswell New Mexico, Adair Finney-Winters of Roswell, New Mexico; sisters Jean Morgan of Roswell, Gail Brooks of Jemez Springs, New Mexico; 3 grandchildren Kenny Porter, Kirsten Smith, And Ashlee Buck.

He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends.


LaGrone Funeral Chapel
900 South Main
Roswell, NM  88203
Thursday, April 28, 2016
5pm to 7pm


Funeral Service

Midway Family Church
63 Yakima Road
Dexter, NM
Friday, April 29, 2016
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