GORDON - Services for Melvin Mitchel Finch, 53, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at First Baptist Church Gordon with burial at the New Gordon Cemetery.
Mitchel was born to Marvin M. "Tuffy" Finch and Ruby Faye Finch in Stephenville. He was a member of the Gordon Longhorn football, basketball, track, baseball, tennis, and golf teams and graduated from Gordon High School in 1983. 

He was also was a member of the Gordon Baptist church where he participated in youth group activities and attended Camp Copass for several years. After graduating high school, Mitchel attended Ranger Junior College, Tarleton State University and Weatherford College. 

He worked for Norton's/St. Gobain Abrasives in Stephenville and enjoyed sports of all varieties, particularly college football and his Dallas Cowboys.

Mitchel is survived by his mother, Ruby Faye Finch, aunt, Rudene Elkins, and many cousins. He is preceded in death by his father, sister, Dianne Stidham, and brother, Gerald Finch.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.edwards-funeral-homes.com.