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James Owen Fincher

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Born Buckner, AR 24 December 1920
Lived in Camden, AR 16 February 1942

100 Madison

Died Camden, AR 28 October 2013

James Owen Fincher, 92 of Camden, AR passed away Monday, October 28, 2013 at the Ouachita County Medical Center. He was born December 24, 1920 to Floyd Doss and Emma Hudaburgh Fincher in Camden, AR. He was a member of Maul Road Church of Christ.

He was a retired service station ower in Camden and a veteran of World War II. He fought in the five major battles and flew 62 missions as the pilot of the P-38 Lightning named "The Arkansas Traveller." He left the Air Force as a Captain.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd Doss and Emma Hudaburgh Fincher; brother, Harold Fincher; and sister, Melba Fincher.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Laura Evelyn Bridges Fincher of Waldo, AR; daughter, Carol Fincher of Little Rock, AR; sisters, Betty Jo Snelson and husband, Ed of Ft. Worth, TX and Emma Jean Anderson and husband, Carrel of Tuscalusa, AL; and sister-in-law, Alma Jean Fincher of Camden, AR.

A graveside service will be 1:00PM Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Frazier Cemetery in Magnolia, AR. Visitation will be 10:30-11:30AM Wednesday at Proctor Funera

Buried Magnolia, AR 30 October 2013

Frazier Cemetery
Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA

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18 November 2020 01:07:51 466thHistorian Changes to events
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/119437079/james-owen-fincher

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18 November 2020 01:06:57 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank
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18 November 2020 01:05:58 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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