James Lloyd Finnemore, 65, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Sarasota, Fla.
He was born June 6, 1948, in Skowhegan, Maine, to Milton and Luella Corson Finnemore.
The Finnemore family moved to Arcadia 56 years ago, and has called DeSoto County, Fla., home ever since. In 1977, James married Ilene Farabee. He worked as a gas truck driver. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing. James was a hard worker and a very likable man.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Ilene Finnemore of Arcadia; sons, Richard (Debra) Finnemore of Georgia, and William C. Gaskins of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; daughters, Shannon (Mike) Lloyd of Oklahoma, and Stacy Lowery of Port Charlotte, Fla.; brother, Milton H. “Butch” Finnemore Jr. of Arcadia; sisters, Judith (TP) Riseden of Arcadia, and Ann (Charlie) Davis of Alabama; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, and one on the way.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in the chapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home in Arcadia. Online condolences can be made at www.pongerkaysgrady.com.
Arrangements are by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home, Arcadia.