MONTE VISTA—Rockard E. Finley Jr., 88, of Monte Vista, passed away on Feb. 4, 2018. He was born on Jan. 4, 1930 in De Monies, N.M. to Rockard E. Finley and Thelma Louise Sutley.
Rockard enjoyed outdoor activities— fishing and hunting. He served in the U.S Army, was a member of Masonic Lodge, Elks, American legion and was a “workaholic”.
He is survived by his loving wife Lavada Finley of Monte Vista; his son, Reno (Marylou) Finley of Colorado Springs; daughter, Roxi Finley (Gary) “Skip” Dearing of Monte Vista; two grandchildren, Tia & Christopher; two great-grandchildren; four stepchildren; five step-grandchildren and three step-greatgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Rockard Sr. and Thelma (Sutley) Finley and his sister.
A memorial service will be held Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. at Strohmayer’s Chapel in Monte Vista.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Tri County Senior Citizens