Darren Gene Fincher


Darren Gene Fincher, 56, of Amarillo, TX passed away March 26, 2023.

Darren Gene Fincher
Darren Gene Fincher

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 30, 2023, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Darren was born May 28, 1966, in Mangum, OK to Larry and Gaye Fincher. He graduated from Canyon High School in 1984 where he was a decorated football player. Darren married Lori Jo Roth on June 12, 1987, in Amarillo, TX. He graduated from West Texas State University and worked with Modern Woodmen of America in the financial services and life insurance industry for almost 35 years.

Darren was an avid UFC and NASCAR fan. He also loved football and basketball, following Patrick Mahomes and old-school NBA Forward, Larry Bird. Darren enjoyed gambling; especially, blackjack and he carried a constant winning streak.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Gaye Fincher.

Darren is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lori Fincher; daughters, Bailey Kelley of Ft. Worth, TX, and Jaci Turner and husband Robert of Ft. Worth, TX; father, Larry Fincher of Amarillo, TX; sister, Gayla Jackson and husband Kenny of Amarillo, TX; parents-in-law, Larry and Nancy Roth of Amarillo, TX; sister-in-law, Becky Garrett of Amarillo, TX; niece, Alexa Gowdy, and husband Will; nephews, Jarrett Jackson and wife Brittany, Jake Garrett, and wife Rachel, and Sam Garrett and fiancé Cheyenne Ivey; great-niece and nephew, Blakely and Luke Gowdy; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins; loving dog, Chloe; and lots of grand dogs.



23 Replies to “Darren Gene Fincher”

  1. We are so sorry for your loss. Darren was my agent for over 25 years. He was very helpful, kind and knew his business really well. He will be greatly missed.

  2. Oh my! Just made aware of Darren’s passing! He was such a wonderful and caring person! He was such a great help to me in the loss of my first husband (Larry Fullen) and Larry always considered him to be a great friend with good wisdom (as did I)! Courteous, caring, light-
    hearted, and kind are qualities that come to mind!
    He will be missed!

  3. I am so sorry to hear this news. Darren was a wonderful advisor to me for many years. He will truly be missed. It’s my hope that God comforts you with precious memories.

  4. Dona and I were very saddened when we learned of Darren’s passing, he was always so positive and pleasant to be around. Prayers for the family.

  5. Lori, Kenny and Gayla I sure was sad to read about Darren’s passing. I first met Darren at Home office and we shared many trips. He was always friendly and courteous to all. Darren will surely be missed. Praying for you all.

  6. I am so sorry about Darren’s passing. He was a great friend & client. We were each others clients. He was always so thoughtful & kind. I cut his hair 20+ yrs. He did always make you feel important. He was exceptional at his job. I pray for you Lori & for you girls too! May you depend on the Lord to get you thru. He is always with you. May He guide y’all & be comforted by the Holy Spirit along this journey in y’all’s life.

  7. To the family of Darren, so sorry to hear of his passing. Darren was a master at his profession, including knowledge and consideration for others. May God bless you!

  8. Iwas shocked to hear of Darrebs sudden passing. Sympathy, prayers and love to you,Lori and your entire family from Aunt Jackie and my entire family. Love you.

  9. I have virtually known your Mother -in-law for years now and we have become great virtual friends always offering help and comfort to each other. Just know I am sending prayers for all the family. May He keep you in His comforting arms.

  10. Exceptional talent as a person and a professional. Taught me a lot about business and life. The family will miss him but have been trained to survive. All of you have a tremendous group of friends that are willing to help. Just ask

  11. I am so saddened and shocked to hear of Darren’s passing. He was my agent and friend for nearly 30 years. I thought of him like a brother because he acted so much like mine. He gave so much and remembered so many details about all of his clients. Much too young and unexpected endings are difficult so I pray for comfort for the family. He was an exceptional man!

  12. The loss of Darren at such an early age is a tremendous blow to all of us left behind. Darren was a fine man and provided much needed support to our family when my father passed away almost 10 years ago. I know Darren and Dad are rejoicing together in heaven with the rest of our family who have already gone home. All of our love and prayers to the family.

  13. Prayers for peace and comfort to all the family. I’m in total shock to hear about Darren’s passing! He was my agent/friend for over 30 yrs and always just a phone call away!

  14. I am so sorry to hear about Darren’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  15. James and I broken hearted! Wish we could soothe the empty place deep in your hearts where tears are born. We are very sad to learn of Darren’s passing. Darren meant the world to us! He is one of the good guys and he will be missed! Our love and prayers to the family.

  16. I am so very sorry for your loss. Darren knew how to make you feel that you were the most important in the room, he had a gift. My prayers are with his wonderful family and all the people he touched in their lives.

  17. Lori I am in shock to read of Darren’s passing. Love to you, Bailey & Jaci. Praying for God’s comfort as only He can give.

  18. Our heart is broken with the loss of this very kind man. He was always very humble and kind ant time Tommy and myself meet with him. He will be missed. Prayers for his family ❤️❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻
    Tommy and Mary Vanover

  19. Margie and I are both so very sorry for your loss. Darren was a great man and we are so thankful for all he has helped us with. May the Lord bring comfort and help to your family.

  20. Some people bring joy wherever they go, some people bring joy whenever they go! Darren brought joy with him and wanted to be around him because you knew you would feel better after you talked with him. We need more Darren’s in the world. So sorry for this tragic news.

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