Jimmy Braxton Fincher, Jr., age 55 of Jefferson, Georgia, formerly from Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018. Preceding in death , his son Kyle Braxton Fincher. He is survived by his wife, Karen L. Fincher, his children, Stephanie Lyn Fincher, and Jacob Ryan Fincher; daughter-in-law, Shelisia Marie Kennedy; grandchildren, Elijah Braxton Fincher and Eva Marie Fincher; brother, Robert Fincher of Loganville, Derek Fincher of Lilburn; father, Jimmy Fincher, Sr. of Lilburn and mother, Beverly Craig of Loganville; grandmother, Florence Fincher of Duncan, South Carolina. Jimmy was employed by Fidelity Bank. He began his career there in 1983. He served in various management positions throughout the bank from retail, corporate delivery services, mortgage and operations. He enjoyed coaching his children in their youth sports careers. He was passionate about UGA football and loved tailgating with family and friends on fall Saturdays. The family will receive friends at a visitation Sunday, June 22, 2018 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. A funeral service is planned for 11:00 am Monday, June 23, 2018 Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Jimmy's name to The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. I will always remember Jimmy. Working for him at Fidelity Bank was a pleasure.

    Rest in Heavenly Peace Jimmy

  2. Karen, Stephanie, and Jacob, I cannot express to you in words how sorry I am for your loss. Jimmy fought a good fight. He is now resting in Heavenly Peace with Kyle.

  3. I just got the news of Jimmy’s passing. My heart is broken and tears for you, my sweet friend. May God keep you, Stephanie and Jacob in his strength to help you thru this. Heaven has a great father and son watching over you now. Love and hugs.

  4. I’m so sorry to hear about Jimmy’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Stay strong! I’ll always remember Jimmy for his passion of sports and family. He did an amazing job of blending both.

  5. It’s difficult to express my sadness for this loss. Jimmy loved his family immensely and will be deeply missed. Prayers and long hugs for Karen. Stephanie. Jacob, Shelly. Elijah and Eva.

  6. Karen, I am so incredibly saddened for the loss of Jimmy. My heart goes to you and your family, and am praying.

  7. Karen I am so incredibly sorry to hear about Jimmy’s passing! It breaks my heart for you and Stephanie and Jacob! I will remember you all in my prayers and pray for God’s mighty comfort and peace to surround you all and give you much needed strength!

  8. Our hearts go out to you and Stephanie and Jacob. Jimmy was a good friend and a huge help to me when Stephanie played at Jefferson.

  9. My heart is broken. Jimmy took care of my boys like they were his own. I will always smile thinking of him.

  10. So sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you, Stephanie and Jacob in ours prayers. May God be your family

  11. My prayers are with your family! Always loved Jimmy’s spirit and love for baseball. Great passion for life!

  12. Karen, Stephanie and Jacob – We are so very sad to hear about Jimmy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. We are so sorry for your loss. Please know your family is our family’s thoughts and prayers.

  14. Jimmy was my boss, mentor and most importantly a good friend. Karen, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the children right now, He fought hard and is now at peace. Love you

  15. I will alwYs remember his beautiful smile and the way he always seemed to make me laugh.

  16. Praying for comfort and strength during this incredible sad and difficult time. May he rest in peace and have the comfort in knowing you will see him whole again in heaven some day🙏

  17. We are so sorry to hear about Jimmy’s passing. He was a great baseball coach to my son, Austin. Loved his passion for baseball! Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  18. We are very sorry to hear about Jimmy’s passing. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for Jimmy’s family. Jenny Fitzerald & Rocky Platt

  19. Karen, we are so sorry for your loss. We will pray for you, Stepanie and Jacob. May you find peace and strength in God’s promise for eternal life, which is where Jimmy has joined Kyle.
    Scott, Sue, Ben and Olivia Morgan

  20. We had almost 40 years of memories and some of the greatest laughters I’ve ever known. I will miss you dearly and I pray for comfort and strength for my sister, niece, nephew and his grandchildren.

  21. Words cannot express how my heart feels for your loss of a son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, cousin, friend, colleague, boss and confidant. In deepest sympathy to the entire Fincher family and friends. May the Comforter bring you peace in your time of sorrow.

  22. So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and Prayers!! Our deepest sympathy to you and Stephanie & Jacob.

  23. We are holding your family close in our hearts and prayers. May God give your family peace during this time of loss.

  24. My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God give you and your family strength during this difficult time.

  25. Karen and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers as you deal with this loss.
    Rest in Peace Jimmy. The parking lot on Saturdays will not be the same without you,

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