Melville Francis Finch

Melville Finch, 80, of Anderson, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Navasota Nursing and Rehabilitation in Navasota. A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, March 8, from 1 to 4 PM at the VFW Hall in Navasota, the family asked that you dress in casual attire. Meville requested his body be donated to further medical studies with Texas A&M Health Science Center; arrangements are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.

Melville was born to Robert and Elanor Berry Finch in Hanover, Massachusetts on January 9, 1934. He graduate high school and began his career early in life as a pipe fitter. He enjoyed being outdoors spending time in his woodshop after retirement. He was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed hunting in the great out doors. Merville had a special place in his heart for his most cherished pet, Porky.

His parents, and siblings, precede him in death.

He is survived by his sons Timothy and wife Patricia Finch, Melville Jr and wife Erin; his daughter Barbara Coleman and her husband Don; his nine grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that your memorial donations be given to a charity of your choice.

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  1. Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.
    Love you lots. Lee

  2. Barbara I am sorry to hear of the loss of your father. my thoughts and prayers are with you during this trying time.

  3. Barbara,
    I am so sad for you and your family. Losing a parent hurts on so many different levels. I will be praying for you as you try to come to grips with your sorrow. Grieve in whatever way helps you, whatever way gives you the strength to move forward when all you want to do is stop time so that you can give this process the time it needs. Again, I am so sorry.