James Franklin Finchum, 70, of Stilesville, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013.
James was born on October 22, 1943 in Morgan County, Indiana to Woodrow Finchum and Katherine Secrest Finchum.
He was a 1962 graduate of Belle Union High School and a member of Hanna Street Baptist Church.
James retired in December of 2011, after working in the family drainage business and the Lear Corporation, now I.A.C.
His parents and a sister, Deanna Sue Finchum preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Karen Kay Finchum; a step-son, Steve Cooper, Jr. of Coatesville; a brother, Joseph Finchum and wife Darla of New Carlisle, OH; two sisters, Sharen Ryland and husband Stanley of Coatesville and Karen Jones and husband Todd of Newville, PA; two grandchildren, Michael Cooper and significant other, Ryanne Smith of Clayton and Michele Cooper and significant other Frank DeLuca of Avon; and two great-grandchildren, Haylee Anne Cooper and Brian Michael DeLuca.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10 A.M. at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home, with Pastor Patrick Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Stilesville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 5 to 8 PM at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Seedline Ministries International, 5409 S County Road 250 E Greencastle, IN 46135.