Pastor David Allen Finch, 69, of Crawfordsville went to join his Lord and Savior on Saturday November 5, 2022 at Franciscan Health Lafayette.
He was born on May 9, 1953 in Lebanon to the late Morris Emmert and Helen Loraine (Douglass) Finch.
David graduated from Waynetown High School in 1971 and earned his bachelor’s degree from Kentucky Christian University. David grew up an old farm boy and the Lord blessed him with many opportunities to serve in many states. He has been in ministry for over 40 years and was currently the Senior Pastor of Browns Valley Christian Church for the past 11 years. He always had a deep love for the missions, especially in Mexico and Belarus. He and his late wife, Dorma, served as directors of Hispanic American Evangelical Ministries in El Paso, Texas.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed shooting, hunting, reading, farming, was a John Wayne fan and enjoyed spending time with his family.
On September 17, 1972, he married Dorma Winger, who predeceased him on December 21, 2011. He married Paula Livesay on December 28, 2019, who survives.
He also leaves two sons, Nathaniel Barrett (fiancé Katie Morrison) Finch and Benjamin David (Latisha Grace) Finch; four stepchildren, Cari (Jonathan) Marquez, Will (Jana) Livesay, Garret (Crystal) Livesay and Mark (Kami) Livesay; two brothers, Morris (Sandyra) Finch Jr. and Lloyd (Donna) Finch; sister Mary Jane (George) King; 20 grandchildren, Ashley, Jamie, Haley, Danny, Dawson, Jeffrey, Jadon, Rosie, Jackson, Callie, Jory, Jasher, Nathaniel, Gabriel, Ezra, Stella, Jasper, Joy, Adelynn and Claire; six great-grandchildren, Michael, Phenix, Autumn, Elena, Olivia and Camilla; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and his first wife, Dorma.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, November 10 at Browns Valley Christian Church, 9011 S. State Road 47, Crawfordsville. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 11 at the church, with Pastor Justin Bullock officiating. The service will be streamed live and recorded, which can be viewed on his obituary page at www.SandersFuneralCare.com. Interment will follow at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Browns Valley Christian Church or Answers in Genesis https://answersingenesis.org/.
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