Mike Finotti Obituary, Death Cause – He was born on October 16, 1935 in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and he was the son of the late James Gustavo Finotti and the late Mary Simpson Finotti. Both of his parents had passed away previously. Tony was a member of Sumter Baptist Temple and a Christian who had undergone a spiritual transformation to become a follower of Jesus Christ. Gospel music and broadcasts of the church’s Sunday services were two of his favorite things to hear on the station that was supported by the Sumter Baptist Temple and which he listened to with great delight.
The station was also one of his favorite things to hear on the station that was financed by the Sumter Baptist Temple. He served in the United States Air Force for a combined twenty years and was a veteran of both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. In total, he had served in the military for twenty years. After serving his country in the military for the allotted amount of time, he moved on to work for the Tamper Corporation, where he remained until his retirement twenty-four years later.
Survivors in addition to his wife of sixty-four years, include one daughter, Teresa Byrd (Mark); a daughter-in-law, Vicki Finotti; six grandchildren, Nicholas Finotti (Allie), Christina Newman (Jamie), Brandon Finotti (Audrey), Brittni Finotti (fiancé, James Piselli), Amber Gerbode, and Brad Byrd (Shannon); twelve great grandchildren; one sister, Linda Bowman; and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home. The Reverend Mike Westmoreland and the Reverend Steve Livingston will serve as the officiants for the service. The burial, which will be followed by full military honors, will take place in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. The cemetery will serve as the location for the event.