Guy "Finny" Filchak

Born: Sun., Apr. 11, 1943
Died: Sat., Sep. 26, 2020


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 30, 2020
Location: Frist Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Oct. 01, 2020
Location: Frist Funeral Home

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Guy “Finny” Filchak, 77, of Clinton, passed away at his residence on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 9:02 am.
He was born in Chicago, IL on April 11, 1943, to William and Nema Houser Filchak.
Finny was a performing artist for 55 years and a member of the Wabash Valley Music Hall of Fame.  He also was a member of the Illiana Antique Power Association; enjoyed meeting with the Old Coots regularly; and performed at the CHS Days programs.  He played and sang with numerous bands over the years and was well-known throughout the Wabash Valley.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters, Millie Weir, Sally Fields, and Joan Dollard; 1 brother, Terry Filchak; and 1 stepson, Jimmy Shuler.
He is survived by 5 sons, Matt (Donna) Filchak, Terry (Gina) Filchak, Mark (Tonya) Filchak,  Scott Filchak, and David Filchak; 2 daughters, Amy Shuler and Beth (Dave) Shuler; 7 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 30,  2020 from 4 to 8 pm at Frist Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1 pm at the funeral home with Celebrant Marta Adubato officiating.  Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
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