Chris Finklea

Chris Shaun Finklea

Sunday, November 20th, 1977 - Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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The memorial service for Christopher Shaun Finklea, 43 of West Monroe, will be held at 2:00 pm, November 2, 2020 at Griffin Funeral Home in West Monroe.
Christopher was born on November 20, 1977, at Glenwood Hospital in West Monroe. He attended Farmerville High School and spent most of his life in Union Parish. He was a commercial electrician by trade, and the former co-owner of Live Wire, LLC. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Marion, LA. He passed away at St Francis Specialty Hospital on October 28, 2020.
He is preceded in death by his father Richard Hicks Finklea, Sr. and his brother, Michael Shane Finklea. Also, by his grandparents, Malcolm & Peggy McVicker and Marshall & Willene Finklea.
Those left the cherish his memory is his wife Tara Finklea, son, Keagan Payne, step-daughter Kynsley Reagan. His mother, Roxanne Finklea, his sister, Shea Emery and husband Stephen, brother, Richard Finklea, Jr and wife, Amy, nieces Gracie and Audrey and nephew, Elijah. Mother-in-law, Terrie Payne. And a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
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    Monday, November 2nd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Monday, November 2nd, 2020 2:00pm
    Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe
    911 Warren Drive
    WEST MONROE, LA 71291
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Keith Brown

Posted at 05:34pm
So sorry to hear I have known Chris since he was a young kid so sorry to hear .

Posted at 09:39pm
Roxanne, I don't know what to say except I am so, so sorry. The last time I talked to Chris we talked about you and just know that he loved you very much. You know I am here if you need anything. Linda

Tara Finklea

Posted at 10:37pm
My sweet husband I’ll miss you beyond the days to come! You were such an amazing man and father to Keagan. It will never be the same without you my love!!

Kim Haynes

Posted at 07:33pm
I’m so sorry for your loss. I will always be grateful to Chris for helping Travis and getting him on the right track. He was able to do that when no one else could. I am praying for his family and will never forget what he did.

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