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“There are no words than can be said at this time to take the pain away, just know that our prayers go out to all family members and hope that helps...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: JERRY AND JOAN ZIMMERMAN - TN

“Very sorry for your loss. I knew John back in grade school, then junior high school and finally we graduated from good ole South Side. My deepest...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Raber / Ickes - New Haven, IN

“Will miss you Mr. Lucky, maybe you can meet up with Cheryl now.., ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Brenda Smelser - San Angelo, TX

“Sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving god by reading his word and find comfort in the hope that he gives us all, of seeing our...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Joan and Family , Ed and I are sincerely sorry for your loss . May he R. I. H. at peace for he has truly left to young . ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Debra Clark - Indianapolis, IN

“Tony and family - oddly enough, you were on my mind not too long ago. I'm sorry for your loss, your dad was always kind to me. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Becky (Berlin) Spuller - IN

“Dear Joan and family, My sincere sympathy to you on your loss of your son, John. My prayers with and for you at this time. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Fr. John H. Delaney - South Bend, IN

“I remember John's high school graduation party. There were so many people there that I miss now. He was part of a good family. There were many...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Judy Bennett - Fort Wayne, IN

“Love you big brother, will miss you. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Guretis - Fort wayne, IN

“Love you big brother, will miss you, Until we meet again. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Guretis - Fort wayne, IN

“RIP, John. Been a lot of years since we competed on saving turn keys. Too bad we don't have more memories. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Taylor - Ocala, FL - Family

“To all his family, so so sorry for your loss. Just remember he is riding with Jesus now! How awesome is that!!! All our love n sympathy ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Tim n Joyce Greuter - Waynesboro, TN


John R. Finton, 66, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, John was the son of the late John "Jack" Finton and Joan Finton who survives. He attended Central Catholic High School and graduated from South Side High School. He was a proud Vietnam War Marine veteran. He worked as a welder Diester Machine Shop for many years prior to his retirement. John enjoyed working on car, and was an avid motorcycle enthusiast. His other hobbies were watching NASCAR, camping, water skiing and bowling. Surviving are his companion of 18 years, Janice Henry; mother, Joan Finton of Roanoke; children, Tony Finton of Hamilton, MO, Shannon (David) Ramos of Fort Wayne, William Finton of Huntington, Tonja Gayhart of Miami, FL; grandchildren, Sam, Joseph, Abigail, Isabell, Adam, Cheyenne; siblings, Jim (Sandra) Finton, Raymond Finton both of Fort Wayne, Charles (Cindy) Finton of Knapp, and Cynthia (Louis) Guretis of Roanoke. John was preceded in death by his sister-in-law Billie Jo Finton. Service is 10:00 am, Monday, June 12, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue with calling one hour prior. Calling at the funeral home Sunday, June 11, 2017, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project 7020 AC Skinner Parkway Suite 100 Jacksonville, FL 32256. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.