Gordon L. Finch, Sr. 78 of Sidney Center passed away on Wed. July 3, 2019 at A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta with his family at his side. He was born on Nov. 7, 1940 in Sidney, NY to Elwood & Marian Finch. He married the former Carole A. Smith on Dec. 17, 1960 in Sidney, who survives him. He was a successful lifetime dairy farmer in Sidney Center. For his tenth birthday, all he wanted was a dairy pail and stool to milk cows.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carole, 2 children, Barb Finch & Dennis Baldwin, Sidney Center, Gordon L. Finch Jr. & Tasha Charles, Masonville(who will be married July 13), 4 grandchildren, Shonie, Kyle, Devin & Trevor, 1 great grandchild, Travis (Little Bit), sister, Charlene (Ken) & her 2 daughters, Brenda & Johnna, brothers, Ken (Dot), Pete (Sue), Duke (Sonnie), and also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, and brother, Ernie.
A Celebration of His Life will be held at The Shop on Sat. July 20, 2019 at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org) 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
On-line condolences may be made at: www.wmaddenfh.com. Arrangements by the Westcott-Madden Funeral Home 123 Main Street Unadilla.
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