William "Bill" Garland Finney Jr.
William "Bill" Garland Finney Jr.
November 3, 1953 - November 21, 2018

William G. Finney, Jr.

William Garland “Bill” Finney, Jr, 65 of San Mateo, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer.

Bill was born in Fredericksburg, VA and had lived in San Mateo 13 years coming from St. Augustine. He worked the majority of his career in the boat manufacturing business, with the last four years at Regal Marine. He attended the University of Florida on a baseball scholarship where he graduated in 1977 with a degree in communications.

He enjoyed working, playing golf, fishing, boating, and most importantly spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Eleanor Edwards Finney and his sister, Sandra Finney Ward.

Surviving are his wife of 21 years, Barbara Allen Finney; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Katisha Marie Finney of Ft. White, Jeni Finney Guidi and Brian of St. Augustine, and Ashley Elizabeth Conkey and Joshua of St. Augustine; his father, William G. Finney, Sr.; and seven grandchildren, Peyton Draper, Lee Guidi, Clayton Conkey, Adyson Draper, Maci Guidi, Jackson DePalma and Camden Conkey.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Tim Kuck officiating. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Following the service there will be a gathering at the Finney residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are requested to Cancer Care, 275 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001 or may be made online at www.cancercare.org.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in his online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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