Houston Alexander Finley, 18, of Statesville, N.C., died February 12, 2021. He was born in Catawba County on July 30, 2002, and was a son of Dr. Robert Douglas Finley and Ginger Guy Finley.

Houston attended South Iredell High School. He was a member of Western Avenue Baptist Church and was a child of God. He enjoyed woodworking, blacksmithing and being outdoors, where he loved hiking, fishing, archery and hunting. He ran cross country and participated in track and field at South Iredell High School and Northview IB schools. He loved to read and research and was a very humble person.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Jackson Finley; his maternal grandparents, Susan L. Aldridge and Dale Guy; and his paternal grandparents, Robert C. and Barbara Ann Finley; along with an uncle, Kelly Guy.

Funeral services will be private.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Memorials may be given to Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or to Western Avenue Baptist Church, 1206 Museum Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

9 thoughts on “Houston Alexander Finley

  1. Rest In Peace Houston. Gone but not forgotten. My boys Lashawn and Hipolito send their love and condolences to the family. Be strong and know this to shall pass. We will keep you guys in Prayers!

  2. Paula Woody (Houston's preschool teacher) says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Houston was a sweet young man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. There are no words to express how heartbroken we are as neighbors as well as the members of your church and community. Our prayers are for the strength and peace you need to honor Houston, your wonderful and deeply loved son.

  4. Vicki Mcclamrock says:

    Dr. Finley and Family: I am truly sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for y’all. I have become close to you Ginger and Susan. Hate this. Just know he is with God. – Vicki Mcclamrock

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