Robert Grayson Bob Finchum age: 68, born: 1944 died: 1/09/2012, Dandridge, Tennessee
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Robert Grayson Bob Finchum, Jr.
FINCHUM, ROBERT GRAYSON "BOB" JR. - age 68 of Dandridge, passed away suddenly, Monday, January 09, 2012. He was born and raised in Dandridge, TN, the son of the late Grayson and Anna Rhea (Strange) Finchum. Bob was an active member of Antioch Baptist Church and was a prominent retired banker having worked at Jefferson Co. Bank, Tennessee State Bank (Sevier Co.) and First Peoples Bank of Jefferson Co. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Dandridge Lions Club. Bob was an avid sports enthusiast and was a life member of the American Checker Federation where he traveled and competed on a national level. Survived by his wife, Betty Norman Finchum; son and daughter-in-law, Michael Robert and Brenda Finchum; sister, Pat Whaley and husband Loran; brother, Mark Finchum and his wife Sherry; step grandchildren, Dustin (Hannah) Lowery and Tyler (Kendra) Lowery; several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made to the Antioch Baptist Church cemetery fund, P.O. Box 1639, Dandridge, TN 37725. Funeral services, Friday, January 13, 2012, 10:30 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Ball officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday evening, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge. www.farrarfuneralhome.com.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on January 11, 2012
Bob Finchum appeared in this September 11, 1981 article in The Oak Ridger
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