Amos Francis Finley
January, 1902 - 1 May, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Amos Francis Finley, 82, of Caldwell Route 2, who
died Tuesday, May, 1t home, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m.
Friday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Officiating
will be the Rev. Robert R. Geyer of Caldwell. Interment
will follow in the Greenleaf Cemetery.
Mr. Finley was born Jan. 13, 1902, in St. Louis, Mo., to
Harry and Iva Amos Finley. In 1904 he moved with his
parents to the Greenhurst Community South of Nampa. He
attended schools in Nampa and was a graduate of Nampa High
School and Links School of Business.
As a young adult he worked for Jensma Creamery of Nampa,
served as a volunteer fireman and later went into business
with his father with Finley Advertising, an outdoor billboard
advertising business. They sold the business to Cosgriff
He served with the 113th Naval Construction Battalion from
1943 until 1946 and spent time in the South Pacific building
harbors. He married Lola M. Daniel on May 14, 1948, in
Nampa, and the couple resided there five years. They
then moved to Hope, Idaho, where he was active in community
affairs and instrumental in the construction of the Clark Fork
Lutheral (sic) Church. In 1961 they returned to the
Boise Valley and have resided in the Pleasant Ridge Community
for the past 11 years.
He is survived by his wife, Lola of Caldwell; a daughter,
Arlyn Rodriguez of Boise; a sister, Betty Joanne Collins of
Ashland, Mass.; a grandson, Cody White of Boise and two
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister,
Friends may call at the Flahiff chapel in Caldwell today from
2 until 8 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Free larger headstone
photo available upon request.
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