James Anthony Finazzo passed away June 23, 2020 at his home in Oak Ridge,TN surrounded by his loving family. He was 72 years old.
James Anthony Finazzo was born July 7, 1947, in St. Louis, MO. to Clarence Lee and Carmella Finazzo. He was married to Fleetwood Williams.
James Anthony Finazzo was a Proud Marine and loved his Marines. He served for four years in the United States Marine Corps where he earned the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Purple Heart Medal for his bravery and leadership while in service.
James Anthony Finazzo moved from Florida to Oak Ridge, where he lived for about ten years. He loved his Marines, adored his grandchildren, loved Loretta Lynn, County Music, John Wayne, and again his Marines. In his younger years, he loved to boat and ski; he loved poker, darts, shooting pool, gambling (craps). He will be forever missed by his loving family.
James Anthony Finazzo was preceded in death by his parent, Clarence Lee Finazzo, Sr, and Carmella Finazzo; and Dennis James Finazzo.
He is survived by his wife, Fleetwood Finazzo, daughter Tammy Finazzo, brother Clarence Lee Finazzo, Jr. (St. Louis, MO), grandchildren Shawn K. Lawrimore, Renee Lawrimore, James Durden (Laura), Brittany S. Durden, and six incredible great grandchildren.
The Family asks in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the St. Jude's Childrens Hospital. Donation envelopes are available at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home, 1017 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.