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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 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

Thursday, February 26

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Jerry Durant Classic at Aledo, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson Tournament, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Grand Prairie Tournamnet, Time TBA.

Friday, February 27

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black at Regional Preview at Rawls Golf Course, Lubbock.

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

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