Terry was born January 12, 1951 to Don and Merrilyn Finch in Yuma AZ. He died on September 16, 2023 in Loveland after a brief battle with lung cancer. The Finch family moved to Hawarden IA when he was a child. He graduated from West Sioux Communiuty School. He joined the Air Force after graduation and served in the Vietnam War. He was married to Beth and had two sons, Kryston and Mikel. He lived in Hawarden until 2006 when he moved to Loveland Colorado to be closer to his brother Buddy. He lived in the Big Thompson Canyon where he enjoyed photographing wildlife and the mountains. He shared many of these photos on his Facebook page.
He will be interned at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver with a brief military service. Date and time to be determined. There will be a remembrance gathering in Hawarden in October. The details for this will be on his Facebook page.