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Max Raymond Finley


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PRICE - Max Raymond Finley, age 91 passed away on Jan. 16, 2013 in Elmo.

He was born on Feb. 18, 1921 to Lewis Stanley and Hattie Hickman Finley in Castle Dale. He grew up in the town of Morland and the family later moved to Hiawatha. Max excelled in track and basketball in high school.

He married Vera Denison on Oct. 17, 1942. He had to leave her shortly thereafter to serve in the armed forces during World War II. He landed on Utah Beach on D-Day. During his time in the service he earned the Purple Heart and other distinguished medals.

After returning home, he and Vera began raising their family in Hiawatha. Max was a master electrician there and also later, when the family moved to Price. He loved the mountains and loved to hunt and fish with his family. Together with Vera, they published the book "Wildflowers of Castle Country". He photographed the flowers and together they finished the text. The book has blessed many homes and businesses throughout several states. He won many prizes for his beautiful photography. He also wrote "Softly Spoken" his memories of his time during World War II.

He loved to write and will be remembered for his very entertaining short stories, both true and fictional.

He is survived by his children: Stanton (Michelle) Finley, Centerville, Randall (Jill) Finley, Herriman, and Shannon (Gail) Hamilton, Duchesne, along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank his many friends, neighbors, and caretakers, who took such an interest in him and gave him much love and care for the last several years of his life and to the Elmo Beehive staff who lovingly cared for him during his last days.

Graveside services were held Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Cliffview Cemetery in Price (2100 E. 800 N.). Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Max at www.fausettmortuary.com.

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