Deacon Jay C. Finklea, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 16, 2023.  He was born January 3, 1947.  Jay served the Lord for many years at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, having been active in the Deacon’s Ministry, Sunday School, Mass Choir and Male Chorus.

Those who wish are welcome to send flowers or make memroial contributions in memory of J. C. to Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church or to Hospice of Central Ohio.

Please email resolutions to or mail to: SHILOH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 383 Washington St., Newark, Ohio 43055.

Jay C. Finklea, Sr.
January 3, 1947 – June 16, 2023