Charlie Clinton Finch Sr. • June 13, 2020



On Saturday June 13, 2020, Charlie Clinton Finch Sr., 86, joined the love of his life Ida with our heavenly Father unexpectedly.

He served in the United States Navy and was also a retired mechanic and over the road truck driver. He was a loving father and grandfather to his 7 children and their spouses, 21 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. He also leaves to cherish his memory 3 sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He loved to sing Gospel and Bluegrass music with Charlie and Ida’s Gulf Winds Bluegrass band. There was not a musical instrument he could not play.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

The family would like to thank the Escambia County EMS and the staff of Baptist Hospital E.R. for their care and compassion.

A visitation will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 10:00AM, followed by a service beginning at 11:00AM.

  1. Jennifer says:

    I love you pawpaw. You will always hold a special place in our hearts. We will miss you. Tell nana we love her and miss her so much. Enjoy your music in the sky. Your voice will forever play in our minds.

  2. Kim says:

    You will be forever missed and loved by all of us. Thank you for always showing each and everyone you met with true love was. I love you

  3. Linda branham says:

    I loved both Charlie and ida finch..they were the most loving and caring couple anyone could know..I wish they could of met there grandson Mason. I did show Charlie pictures of him. R.I.P..Charlie I love u and u will be greatly missed.

  4. Donna Carter says:

    Go rest high, on that mountain, Uncle Charlie. We will miss you and Aunt Ida so much. My heart is burdened with grief but my soul is rejoicing with the Angel’s in Heaven.
    Hug my Dad & Mom for me and watch over all of us until we all meet again. Love you with all our hearts. Jessie & Donna Boyington Carter.

  5. Cathy says:

    Uncle Charlie I will truly miss you. Everyday when I went outside I would look too see if you’re garage doors were open I knew if they were open you were out there. Uncle Charlie you were the Father figure i would loved to have had. You had a way of making you laugh when you were feeling down. Uncle Charlie you were a Blessing. I truly loved you and going to miss you.Tell Aunt Ida Lee i love her and if you happen to see mama tell her i love and miss her.I love you.

  6. Your sister, Glenda says:

    My big brother, I love you so much. I remember as a little girl how you would talk to us in a Donald Duck voice and make us laugh. And I can still see you and Frank playing your guitars and singing in daddy and mama’s living room. I will always remember you and Ida. Tell all of our loved ones in Heaven I love them and miss them all so much. My heart aches every day with the loss of you all.

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