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Pastor David Allen Finch

May 9, 1953 — November 5, 2022

Crawfordsville

Pastor David Allen Finch, age 69 of Crawfordsville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Franciscan Health Lafayette. He was born in Lebanon, Indiana on May 9, 1953 to the late Morris Emmert & Helen Loraine (Douglass) Finch.

David graduated from Waynetown High School in 1971 and earned his bachelor's degree from Kentucky Christian University. David grew up as an old farm boy and the Lord blessed him with many opportunities to serve in many states. He was in ministry for over 40 years and was currently the Senior Pastor at Browns Valley Christian Church for the last 11 years. He has always had a deep love for missions as well, especially in Mexico and Belarus. He and his late wife, Dorma, served as Directors of Spanish American Evangelistic Ministries in El Paso, Texas. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed shooting guns, hunting, reading, farming, was a John Wayne fan, and loved spending time with his family.

On September 17, 1972 he married Dorma Winger, who preceded him in death on December 21, 2011. He married Paula Livesay on December 28, 2019, who survives. He also leaves behind two sons, Nathaniel Barrett (fiancé - Katie Morrison) Finch and Benjamin David (Latisha Grace) Finch; four step-children, Cari (Jonathan) Marquez, Will (Jana) Livesay, Garret (Crystal) Livesay, and Mark (Kami) Livesay; two brothers, Morris (Sandyra) Finch Jr. and Lloyd (Donna) Finch; a sister, Mary Jane (George) King; 20 grandchildren, Ashley, Jamie, Haley, Danny, Dawson, Jeffrey, Jadon, Rosie, Jackson, Callie, Jory, Jasher, Nathaniel, Gabriel, Ezra, Stella, Jasper, Joy, Adelynn, and Claire; six great grandchildren, Michael, Phenix, Autumn, Elena, Olivia, and Camilla; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Dorma.

Visitation will be at Browns Valley Christian Church, 9011 S State Road 47, Crawfordsville on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. The funeral will be at the church on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 11:00 am with Pastor Justin Bullock officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at www.SandersFuneralCare.com. Burial will follow at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Browns Valley Christian Church or Answers in Genesis https://answersingenesis.org/ Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.SandersFuneralCare.com

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Browns Valley Christian Church

9011 Indiana 47, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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Friday, November 11, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Browns Valley Christian Church

9011 Indiana 47, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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