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Robert Cochran Finch

December 5, 1968 — November 26, 2022

Robert Cochran Finch

Robert Cochran Finch, 53 of Florence, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022. 

 

Born on December 5, 1968, in Carmi, IL, Robert was the son of the late Margaret Finch (Cochran) and Gary Finch.  

 

Rob graduated from Carmi Community High School in 1987 and the University of Illinois in 1992. He then moved to Charleston, SC and was inspired to pursue a career in radiology by his personal experience with radiation treatment for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. 

 

He earned his Associates in Health Sciences/Radiological Technology from Trident Technical College in 2002 and began work at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston as a radiology technicianHe went on to earn his master's degree in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina 2009 and was most recently the Regional Director of Imaging Services for MUSC’s Florence and Lancaster Divisions with responsibilities over four hospitals.  

 

As successful as he was professionally, Rob was most enriched by the people in his lifeHe nurtured friendships across many years and many miles, and he treasured the relationships he had with friends from every chapter of his life. Family was absolutely everything to him and his sons, Jake and Will, were his whole world 

 

He is survived by his sons, Jake deLiesseline Finch, William Hunter Finch and their mother, Susan deLiesseline, his father, Gary Finch, his sister and brother-in-law, Rindy and Sean Ryan, his nephews, Jonathan Ryan and Robert Ryan, and his favorite niece, Sarah Ryan.

 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 1:00-3:00pm at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. 

 

The Memorial Service will be held following the visitation on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 3:00pm at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. 

 

Those who wish to honor Rob may sign their organ donor card, donate blood, reach out to an old friend, and raise a glass to toast a memory of him while listening to Tom Petty.  

 

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at mcalister-smith.com/. 

 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Mount Pleasant, 1520 Rifle Range Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464, 843-884-3833. 

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert Cochran Finch, please visit our flower store.

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