George Wilson Finn

June 26, 1931, July 06, 2019

George Finn

George Wilson Finn, 88, of Winnie, died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at The Arboretum of Winnie. He was born on June 26, 1931, in Paris, Texas, to Mary Ann McFaddin Finn and John Willie Finn. George was a United States Navy veteran. He retired from Brown and Root Industrial Services, owned Western Auto in Port Acres, Texas, was a welder and owned George’s bait tackle and gun shop.

He was married to the love of his life, JoVita Finn, for fifty-five years. George lived life to the fullest and enjoyed motorcycles, guns, knives, painting, traveling, the outdoors and being around and kidding with people. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, JoVita Finn, of Winnie; sons, John Finn and his wife, Dana, of Anahuac and James Finn and his wife, Annie, of Winnie; daughters, Sue Ellen Finn Bergeron, of Winnie; Mary Ann Fuller, of Bastrop; Theresa “Terri” Parks and her husband, Donald; and Glenda Rutherford and her husband, Jimmy all of Winnie; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-one great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John Willie Finn and Mary Ann Finn and his sister, Mary “Burnice” Finn.

A celebration of Mr. Finn’s life will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at First Baptist Church, 120 West Pear Avenue, Winnie. His family committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie.

Comments (8)

  • Johnny R Brooks

    23 July 2019 at 21:33 | #

    George was a great man to have got to have known. He was like a second father he always had the answer to any problem you had. If he didn't he would make something up to make you feel better. lol . I'm so sorry for you Catfish James and Sue he isn't hurting anymore and in a better place. He is on 1# of those Big Hogs in the sky. Rest in peace George prayers to the family !


  • Wendy & Bruce Deason

    14 July 2019 at 01:03 | #

    George was a wonderful man we loved getting to know him and Jo when we first moved to Winnie. So happy we got to see him more in the last year. So sorry for your families loss. Prayers for family & friends.


  • William Abshire

    10 July 2019 at 15:56 | #

    So sorry to hear about George. I know he will be greatly missed. Much love to the family. Thinking of you all.


  • Kimberly Glenn

    09 July 2019 at 22:39 | #

    I am so sorry about your dad James. Your family is in prayer and thoughts


  • Glenn & Beverly Dewees

    09 July 2019 at 19:33 | #

    We lived Mr George & so enjoyed the times we got to visit with him, mainly at Pinetree, & he was always so full of fun..He would always make us smile & laugh out loud at his many funny stories & jokes..we will always remember his iconic saying when someone would make a remark about a really shiny or a really dirty bike..”Did you buy that thing to polish or ride?”’lol..Haven’t bern able to see much of him in the last few years but he left a footprint on our hearts many years ago...& we know you are riding with Jesus today..❤️❤️


  • Barbara Barrow Bliss

    09 July 2019 at 19:32 | #

    To Jo Vita and sorry to hear of your loss. Nadine called me to let me know. Though the years and miles have parted us, we still hold you in our hearts. Praying that God will give you comfort and show you His love during this time. Your friend, Barbara Barrow Bliss


  • Deborah Laird Walker/Wayne Walker

    09 July 2019 at 03:21 | #

    We spent many Sundays visiting with George at Pine Tree Lodge. His humor was like no other. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers to his family.


  • Jeanette & Roland Weekly

    08 July 2019 at 15:22 | #

    Sincere Condolences to the Finn Family! Prayers for you all!


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