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In honor of Virginia F. Walsingham

Created by Lori Walsingham Smith

Virginia F. Walsingham

Thank you for visiting. This cause is very dear to our family as so many beloved family members have been impacted by colon cancer.

On Sunday, February 10th Virginia Walsingham passed away surrounded by loving family. She was 83 years old.

Virginia was born on March 28, 1935 in Washington County, Florida to Brown and Orene Hicks Finch. Growing up she was raised with her four siblings and extended family of Aunt's, Uncle's and numerous cousins all living in the rural area surrounding Wausau FL. In this close-knitcommunity she met the love of her life Roy L. Walsingham. They were married in 1955 until his death in 1996, over 40 years. After over 20 years of military life she and her husband Roy chose Lynn Haven as their final home in 1972. Virginia also owned and operated Just For Kids Daycare in Lynn Haven for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Lynn Haven, Florida and also enjoyed attending the Christian Haven Church in Wausau with her brothers and sisters.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Roy L. Walsingham; brother: Ronnie B. Finch.

She is survived by her son: Joseph Roy Walsingham and wife LaDonna of Lynn Haven, FL; two daughters: Teresa Manning and husband Bill of Sarasota, FL, Lori Smith and husband Phil of Clermont, FL; one brother: Carlos Finch (Linda d.) of Wausau, FL; two sisters: Ruth Creamer (Buddy d.) of Wausau, FL, Faye Riley and husband Howard of Wausau, FL; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


In lieu of flowers, we invite friends and family to make a donation to Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Colon cancer has deeply affected our family. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is the oldest and largest national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer. In order to increase rates of screening and survivorship, the Alliance provides patient support, public education, supports research and conducts advocacy work across America.

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