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Billy Mike Finch

May 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Monday, June 3, 1929
Monday, May 21, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford. Burial will be in the Electra Cemetery in Electra at a later date.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford

Billy Mike FinchBilly Mike Finch

Billy Mike “Smith” was born with his twin sister, to Mike L. C. Smith and Bessie Mae Burke on June 3, 1929, in Floydada, TX. Upon the death of both parents, the twins, Billy Mike and Betty Jean were adopted by their Aunt Jewel and Ore A. Finch. Billy graduated from Paschal High School in Fort Worth in 1946 and attended TCU, staying a loyal follower and fan throughout his life. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company (ATT) after 50 years of service. He enjoyed spending time working on his farm in Weatherford, raising and selling hay, gardening, tending to his critters and visiting with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his birth parents, his adoptive parents, brothers, Wayne Smith and wife Joyce, Kenneth Leon Smith and wife Wynola, twin sister, Betty Jean Daughtery and husband Don, daughter, Marsha Leanne Williams and grandson, Michael Sean Windish.

Survivors: Wife Doris Lynn Finch, son Michael Dewayne Finch, Gary Joe Finch, Larry Jack Finch, Gary Grey Finch and wife Brenda of St. Paul NC, daughter, Pamela Gail Windish of Fort Worth, daughter, Patricia Carol Sandoval and husband Mark, stepson, Ernie Bovio and wife Holly of Georgetown, stepson, Steve Bovio and wife Beth of Weatherford, brother in law, Charles Cole and wife Ladonna of Austin, grandchildren, Katrina, Leticia, Jessica, Lara, Brandon, Caleb, Heather, Erin, Rebecca, Stephen, John Lilly, Amanda, Kenneth and Dusty, 11 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, great nephews and his critters, Max, Chuy and Buddy.

Sports Calendar

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

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