SSG Robert Raymond Finnell

SSG Robert Raymond Finnell

May 31st, 1955 - April 25th, 2012

Robert passed away at the age of 56 at Winn Army Hospital in Fort Stewart, Georgia. Robert lived in Hinesville since retiring from the Army in 1996. 

Obituary

Hinesville
Robert Raymond Finnell (AKAL Bob), 56, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Winn Army Hospital. He lived in Hinesville the past 21 years. He retired from the US Army in 1996 after 20 years of service. 
He was preceded in death by his son Scott Finnell.

Survivors are his wife of 33 years Monika Finnell of Hinesville; children Steve Kaiser (Shawn Loflin) of Atlanta, Sarah Finnell Lindsey (Austin Lindsey) of Houston, Tx, Samantha Sue Ellen Finnell Santiago (Edwin Santiago, Jr) of Hinesville, and Sean Eric Raymond Finnell (Audrianna Minter Finnell) of Warner Robbins, Ga; Brother William Finnell of Olympia, Washington; Sister Anna Finnell of Olympia, Washington; 6 grandchildren Destiny, Steven, Nicole, Javon, Natalie, and Jeremiah.

Visitation will be 6-8p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2012 at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel. Graveside service will be at 1:00p.m. Saturday at Oglethorpe Memorial Park with Full Military Honors.


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Patrick Johnson Patrick Johnson from Port Wentworth wrote on June 22, 2018 at 7:44 am:
I served with SSG Finnell in Germany and after we returned back to Fort Stewart. He was a great man. Surprised me and my boys with his skills on a skate board. Rest In Peace brother.
William lusk William lusk from Lampasas wrote on August 18, 2016 at 7:03 am:
I served with Bob in both Germany and Georgia. We argued once in a while but he was one of the smartest guys I've ever known. He could do anything with a computer. Rest in peace brother
Richard McBeth Richard McBeth wrote on July 14, 2016 at 11:48 am:
I served with Bob, Charlie Company 1st Platoon. He was a good NCO but a lousy coffee maker. You are missed.
Joseph Gray Joseph Gray wrote on July 14, 2016 at 11:47 am:
I served with Bob both in the 317th in Germany, and again when I was with the 11th Engineers at Ft Stewart. He was always a character. I remember him getting ahold of old computers and "revving" them up so the unit had more than the one allotted to it at that time. I am saddened by his passing.