Sigma James Finch, Jr. age 91, died Thursday, January 19, 2012. He was a native of Granville Co. and was the son of the late Dr. Sigma J. Finch, Sr. and Elizabeth Bryan Finch. He was preceded by his wife Ann Southerland Finch. He was a member of the Oxford United Methodist Church, former member of the Civitan Club, went to Darlington Prep School where he played football and also attended Wake Forest University.
Sigma loved to play golf, and won the first two Kerr Lake Country Club Championships, also won several championships and tournaments at Thorndale Country Club. You would always see him walking and taking pictures around town and he never lost his sense of humor.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday January 22, 2012 in the Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Cam Ford.
Surviving is a daughter, Nancy F. Hensgen of Raleigh, NC; a son, Jimmy Finch of Oxford; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends following the services. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer Disease Foundation, 742 N. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.
The Finch family is under the care of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. Online memorials at www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.