Rockard E. Finley Jr., 88


Rockard E. Finley Jr., 88, of Monte Vista, CO passed away on February 4, 2018. He was born on January 4, 1930 in De Monies, New Mexico to Rockard E. Finley and Thelma Louise Sutley.

He is survived by his loving wife Lavada Finley of Monte Vista, CO; his son Reno (Marylou) Finley of Colorado Springs, CO; Daughter Roxi Finley (Gary) “Skip” Dearing of Monte Vista, CO; 2 grandchildren Tia & Christopher; 2 great-grandchildren; 4 step- children; 5 step-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Rockard Sr. and Thelma (Sutley) Finley and his sister.

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”.

Memorial Service will be held February 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Strohmayer’s Chapel in Monte Vista, Co 81144. Lieu of flowers make donations to Tri County Senior Citizens. Arrangements in care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home.

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