He was born May 25, 1917, in rural Cherryvale to Charles O. and Nina E. (Vanderpool) Fink. He grew up in Cherryvale and graduated from Cherryvale High School.
On April 15, 1943, he married Evelyn Irene Housel in Cherryvale. She preceded him in death on Dec. 10, 2007.
He served in he U.S. Air Force as a pilot and flight instructor for 10 years. He and his wife, Evelyn, started Charloma Inc. in Cherryvale in 1969 and operated the business until their retirement.
Survivors include a son, Charles O. Fink of Cherryvale; a daughter, Alice L. Wells of Cherryvale; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The service will be at 10 a.m. today at Potts Chapel in Cherryvale. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Cherryvale.
The family suggests memorials to the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or the Cherryvale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. These may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 401 Clark St., Cherryvale, 67335.