Dr. Paul Richard Fink, 83, of Madison Heights, went home to be with his Lord, Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the loving and devoted husband of Mary Louana Allen Fink for sixty-two years.
Born February 6, 1930 in Tucson, AZ, he was the son of the late Louis Phillip and Sula Frazier Fink and was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lloyd, Louis, and Glenn Fink. Dr. Fink was the Founder and Teacher of the Amherst County Bible Institute in Madison Heights, retired College Professor with the Liberty University School of Religion and Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, IN and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Madison Heights and also the Patterson Memorial Grace Brethren Church in Roanoke.
In addition to his wife, Dr. Fink is survived by six children, Anne Marie Truax and husband Jesse of Salem, Catherine Joann Eubank and husband Mark Steven of Monroe, MI, Dawn Renee Hite and husband Chris of Cheyenne, WY, Glenn Allen Fink and wife Sherrill of Richland, WA, Jerry Lee Fink and wife Lisa of Forest and Gary Wayne Fink and wife Leecy, of Madison Heights.
Dr. Fink is also survived by twenty grandchildren, Kristen N. Truax, Jesse D. Truax, Jr., Heather M. Truax, Allison K. Fink, Ryan E. Fink, Jerry L. Fink, Jr., Spencer L. Fink, Dylan M. Bishop, Raven N. Bishop, Daniel Eubank, Rebekkah R. Eubank, Jonathan Eubank, Hannah Hite, Mary C. Hite, Julius C. Hite, Madeline Fink, Cameron P. Fink, Jenna K. Fink, Eliza G. Fink, and Amelia Fink and three great grandchildren, Jackson D. Truax, Gracie Truax, and Charlee Truax.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Thomas Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Jesse D. Truax and the Rev. Dan Lee officiating. Interment with military honors by American Legion Post 16 will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Welcome Center on the campus of Liberty University.
Whitten Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Monelison Chapel is serving the family.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Liberty University School of Religion.