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Terry Finley

August 1, 1956 — July 1, 2023

Terry Finley, a loving and kind-hearted man, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2023, in his beloved hometown of Greenville, SC. Terry was born on August 1, 1956, to his mother Bobbie J. Finley and father Leonard Finley. He was proud to call Greenville his lifelong home, and his love for the community was evident in his friendly and loving nature.

Terry was known for his kind-hearted demeanor, a trait he inherited from his grandparents, Cade and Nellie Richardson. The warmth he emanated was not only confined to his family but extended to everyone he met. His friendly personality made him a cherished member of the Greenville community, and his loving nature was a beacon of light for his family.

Terry was the beloved brother to his late sister, Diana Raines, and his late brother, Donald R. Finley. Their memories were a constant source of strength for Terry and he often recounted tales of their shared childhood, keeping their memory alive.

Terry was a loving father to his late daughter, Michelle Simmons, who was married to the late Danny Simmons. Despite the tragic loss, Terry never let his grief overshadow his love for life and his family. His resilience was a testament to his strong character and a source of inspiration for his nieces and nephews.

Terry was a cherished uncle to Ronnie and Michael Westbrooks, Alyssa, Cade, and Kotten Kelly, Lance Westbrooks, Morgan Styles, and Ali Teeslink. He held a special place in their hearts and his life lessons will continue to guide them through their lives.

Terry's long-time friend, Terry Bailey, was a constant presence in his life. Their friendship was a testament to Terry's loyalty and his ability to maintain long-lasting relationships. Their shared memories and adventures added a layer of richness to Terry's life.

Terry Finley's life was a testament to the power of kindness and love. He was a beacon of light in the lives of his family, friends, and the Greenville community. His memory will continue to inspire and guide all those who were fortunate enough to know him. His legacy will live on in the hearts of those who loved him, as a reminder of a life well-lived.
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Celebration of Life

Friday, July 7, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Cremation Society of South Carolina

6010 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29611

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