Vernon Cecil Finley, 84 of Deer Park, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 26, 2013.He was born on March 17, 1929 in Caraway, Arkansas. He served in the Army as a Sergeant of 14 years during the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge. He was stationed in Vietnam during 1967-1974. He also worked for Huntsman Chemical and retired from the company after more than 20 + yrs. Vernon was preceded in death by his daughter, Frances and her husband Paul. He is survived by his wife, Cherry Finley, his daughters, Verna Marie and husband Jim, Darlene and her husband George, his sons, Vernon JR and wife Pam, Phillip, Kenneth and his wife Hien; 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. He loved kids, loved life, always smiling and loved to help someone when they in needed it, he also loved old country music and old western movies. Vernon will be remembered as a good husband, father, son, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 4PM to 8PM at Grand View Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:30PM at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church 2921 Center Street in Deer Park, Texas. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery. To share words of comfort with the family, please visit www.grandviewfunerals.com.