Willis N. Finical, age 93, went to be with the Lord on April 28, 2018. He was born on May 15, 1924 to the late Elleta (Beis) and Noah Finical in Whitehouse, Ohio.
Will was a veteran of WWII, serving in the 4th Armored Division of the Army. He was a life member of the VFW Post 6596 – Liberty Center. Will was a longtime member of Maumee United Methodist Church. He volunteered at St. Luke’s for 33 years up until his passing. Will owned a Shell Service Station in Maumee for almost 20 years. Will and his wife, Lola, enjoyed spending winters in Texas. He loved music and enjoyed the jam sessions there. Will was a devoted husband, hard-working, active father and adoring grandpa.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 74 years, Lola; children, Willis (Kathy), Mary (Bob) Grimes, Karen (David) Miller, Janet (Dennis) Luginbuhl, Nancy (Don Durkin) Fenchel, Todd (Beth); grandchildren, Mike, Diane, Bill, Kimberly, Stephanie, Kyle, Megan, April, Lori, Sarah, Aaron, Kurin, Raquel, Ashton, Todd; 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. Will was preceded in death by his son, Steven; 3 grandchildren, Jimmy, Jennifer and Gene.
The family will receive guests on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home – SW Chapel, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo (419-381-1900). The Celebration of Life will be held at Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett St., Maumee at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday. Family and friends may visit from 9-10:00 a.m. at church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Maumee United Methodist Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
Special thanks to the caregivers at the Lakes of Monclova.
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