Gary L. Fletcher

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35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 10/31/2014 16:00:00

35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 11/1/2014 10:30:00

Gary L. Fletcher Sr., age 71 of Shiloh, Ohio passed away from cancer Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born January 5, 1943 in Wayland, Kentucky to the late T.M. and Chloe (Davidson) Fletcher. Gary attended Wesley Evangelical Church in Shiloh, Ohio. He also enjoyed working in his yard, especially with his rose garden; he was an avid Cleveland and Ohio State fan, loved fishing and most of all spending time with his family. For five years he coached little league. He retired from Empire Detroit/AK Steel in 2001 as a general foreman.
He is survived by his wife, Marie (Shepherd) Fletcher, whom he married May 7, 1965; son, Mark Fletcher of Mansfield; 2 daughters, Tracy (Moses) Porter of Shiloh and Jill (Dan) Adams of Lexington; 4 grandchildren, Ryan Porter, Tricia Porter, Jackie Fletcher, AJ Adams; 5 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Jack (Pat) Fletcher of Monroe, OH, Don (Pauline) Fletcher of NC, Phillip (Toni) Fletcher of Mansfield, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Gary L. Fletcher Jr. (2013), grandson, Christopher Fletcher (2013); brother, Raymond Fletcher; 5 sisters, Katherine McKim, Margene Moore, Faye Wagoner, Lowell Fletcher, and Phyllis Sjorberg; his father and mother-in-law, Troy and Virgie Shepherd.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio Friday, October 31, 2014 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 10:30 AM at the funeral home in Plymouth with Pastor Brian Graham officiating. Burial will take place directly after at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Shiloh. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Deloris Mlay - Oct 31, 2014

Dearest Jill, We are so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you, Aunt Deloris, Uncle Michael and Mommy Grace.

Rev. S. T. and Betty Adkins - Oct 30, 2014

Marie we are so sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. Our prayers go out to you and the family during this difficult time. We pray God’s arms be around each of you and give you peace and comfort. Lean on each other and all the good memories you have.

Aaron and Lynnette Workman - Oct 30, 2014

our thoughts and prayers to the family during this difficult time. We pray for peace in your heart that 1 day you will find joy and memories and find moments. God bless you all.

Lorna Ackerman - Oct 29, 2014

So sorry to hear about your loss. Gary was a classmate and a friend and such a good person…His family came first to him and how he loved all of you…You all are so lucky to have had him and I am sure his love and memories will be with you to help you through this time of sorrow……I always teased him about being my gentle giant of a friend. Take care and know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Lorna Lake Ackerman