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Richard Finton

June 8, 1947 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Richard Finton Obituary

Richard Finton, age 76, of Markle, IN, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at Markle Health & Rehabilitation Center.

Richard was born on June 8, 1947, in Wabash County, IN, to the late Augusta and Vera (Logan) Finton. 

Richard attended First Baptist Church and enjoyed music by Elvis.

Richard is survived by two brothers, William (Betty) Finton, Huntington, IN, James (Ruth) Finton, Fort Wayne, IN; one sister-in-law, Janet Finton, Huntington, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Dave Finton, Harold Finton; and two sisters, Doris Blessing and Marge Shenefield.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN.

A burial with a Graveside Service will immediately follow the calling hours at 12:15 p.m., at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington, IN, with Rev. Dianna Teusch officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Huntington County in care of McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN  46750.

McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is entrusted with the arrangements.   Online condolences may be sent to

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December 5, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Graveside Service
December 5, 2023

12:15 PM
Mt. Hope Cemetery
1700 West Park Dr.
Huntington, IN 46750


Cancer Services of Huntington County
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320


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