David S. Fincher, 61, Rochester, passed away at 6:08 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1959, in Rochester, the son of Joseph E. and Patsy Lou (Calloway) Fincher, Jr. On May 23, 1981, at the Macy United Methodist Church, Macy, he married Donna T. Dittman and she survives.
He had been an avid photographer since the age of 16, working for his dad and mom at Fincher Photos, Inc., Peru. After high school, he had worked at Topp Industries and Moore Business Forms. The majority of his professional career he owned and operated DeBruler Imaging with his wife Donna. An album of his work has been accepted for display at the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum in Oklahoma City, Okla.
He had been an active member of the Community Presbyterian Church, President of the Girls’ Softball League, board member for the Brent Blacketor Sports Complex, Cub Scouts and Boys’ Scouts serving as Assistant Scout Master for Troop #219, Business Networking International, Geneva Center Board Member and the Rochester City Board of Works. He had also been a tireless supporter for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Fulton County Cancer Fighters, Inc., and enjoyed helping at “Camp-We-Can.” He also enjoyed camping, drag racing, loved being around people and most of all being “Pop” to his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife: Donna T. Fincher, Rochester; children: Jason (Lindsay) Fincher, Rochester; Sara (Rey) Garza Jr., St. Louis, Mo.; grandchildren: Gavin, Kinley and Nathan Fincher, all of Rochester; Rosemary Garza, St. Louis, Mo.; brothers: Joseph “Ed” Fincher III (Donna), Rochester; Paul (Sheryl) Fincher, Pasco, Wash.; a sister: Shelli Fisher, Rochester; father and mother-in-law: Harold and Mary Dittman, Rochester; adopted dad: Jim Mills, Niles, Mich.; brothers and sisters-in-law; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and one hour prior to service Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Presbyterian Church or to Fulton County Cancer Fighters, Inc.