Obituary of Robert Walter Finley
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Robert “Bob” Walter Finley, 94, husband of Helen Foster Finley, died Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Lexington Medical Center Extended Care in Lexington. Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late John Sumpter Finley and Daisy Watson Finley. Mr. Finley was a member of Lexington Baptist Church and was a retired insurance salesman from Liberty Life and Life of Georgia insurance companies. He also retired from Colonial Packaging, a family-owned business, where he enjoyed valued relationships with his many customers as a delivery person. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War. Surviving are his wife of Lexington; three daughters, Jan Kaneft (Bill) of Columbia; Brenda Brittingham (Truitt) of Lexington and Myra Lynch of Lexington; 7 grandchildren, Beau Kaneft (Alle), Brent Kaneft (Jess), Meredith Pendley (Nick), J.T. Brittingham, III (Mari), Caroline McEntire (Morgan), Matthew Artem Lynch and Vera Grace Lynch; 13 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held 2 P.M. Friday, May 12th at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Sumter, SC with the Rev. Dan Williams officiating. The family will receive friends following the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or to Carroll Campbell Place, 802 Old Cherokee Road, Lexington, SC 29072. Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.