Gary L. Fletcher

October 20, 2013

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Visitation:
35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 10/24/2013 16:00:00

Visitation 2:
10/21/2013 16:00:00

Service:
35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 10/25/2013 11:00:00

Gary L. Fletcher, Jr., age 47, resident of Shiloh, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from injuries involving a fall at home. He was born on February 2, 1966 in Shelby, Ohio to Gary Sr. and Marie (Shepherd) Fletcher and had been a life long Shiloh resident. Gary was a 1984 graduate of Plymouth High School and then served in the US Army stationed in Germany. He had worked as an iron worker most of his life working with the Canton Iron Workers Local 550. He also drove truck, most recently with Golden Hawk Freight in Crestline. Gary was an avid enthusiast of Harley Davidson Motorcycles and enjoyed working on them at home with friends. He also enjoyed hunting and reading and was a member of TJ’s Hotel in Shiloh.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his daughter, Jackie Fletcher at home; his fiance’, Jackie Dull of Shiloh; two grandsons, Chandler and Kaden Fletcher; a brother, Mark Fletcher of Mansfield; two sisters, Tracy (Moses) Porter of Shiloh; and Jill (Ambrose) Adams of Lexington; and his dog, Harley.
He is preceded in death by his son, Christopher Fletcher in January 2013; maternal grandparents, Troy and Virgie Shepherd; paternal grandparents, T.M. and Chloe Fletcher; and several aunts and uncles.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Brian Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorial contributions can be made to the family. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
To all my friends, “Just One More.”

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Genius - Nov 12, 2013

Will miss you. We graduated together and had a lot of fun and good times afterwards.

Nate Craig - Nov 7, 2013

RIP my Brother! The time that we got to spend together will never be forgotten, from the phone calls to see whats up or all the cherished moments together everywhere to the times and many hours you and i spent in the garage, long deep talks and crazy ideas we each had,We always had each others back. You will be severely missed and loved forever and we will meet again for just one more!!! Love ya Brother!!!

Tina Fletcher - Oct 29, 2013

There are no words that I could possibly say to you to ease some of the pain of your loss,I love all of yall,and I loved Gary… always have and always will <3... Love always,Tina

Curtis L. Jarosak - Oct 28, 2013

My deepest sympathy for the family. I will miss my friend dearly. It’s an Honor to know him, a privilege to call him friend & a Blessing to call him a brother.

Lisa - Oct 26, 2013

I was so sorry to hear of Garys sudden passing. I met Gary and Jackie just a few weeks back while visiting Ohio with my boyfriend Nick. Who was a friend of Garys. He was very nice and welcoming me as a visitor to his home. He was in the middle of building a “garage” for Jackies favorite car. My deepest sympathy to you Jackie and entire family and I was honored to get to meet him. Take care!

Stocky - Oct 25, 2013

Bro you have left us way too early and the people you left behind Loved You~! I’m just gonna say i will forever remember your voice and the attention it attracted. I will forever remember all the things you taught me and i will never forget the trust you put in me ~! You were a Awesome Boss and A Better Friend~! Peace on Earth and Good Will To Men is what comes to mind. I’ll see ya on the other side so keep a fire burning and a chair open~!

Ted Rook - Oct 24, 2013

I’m so sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. Words can’t express the gratitude I will always have for Gary watching out for my Mom after my Dad died in 2001. Even after Mom went to a nursing home, Gary always kept an eye on her property. When Ryan moved into the house, he and Gary became good friends and Gary continued to be a great neighbor. I’ll never forget Gary riding his Harley in our last fireworks show. Gary would always offer me “one” whenever I was down at the house. My wife and I always got a kick out of hearing Gary’s boisterous voice from our home on Superior street. It won’t be the same looking down at Gary’s garage and not seeing the door up with Gary and his friends with all the bikes parked in front. May God be with you all during your time of grieving.

Jim Fish - Oct 24, 2013

Please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of your son,brother, daughter and fiance. The loss of a loved one is a pain like no other, but be comforted by the knowledge he is watching over all of you and will remain in your hearts forever. May God comfort each of you in your time of grief and sorrow. Thank you for your service to this country in the Untied States Army Gary L. Fletcher, Jr.,.
Jim Fish
District 2 Ride Captain, Ohio Patriot Guard Riders
Mansfield Ohio

Lynnette Workman - Oct 23, 2013

My deepest condolences to Jill, Mark and the Fletcher family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

Lynnette Workman - Oct 23, 2013

My deepest condolences to Jill, Mark and the Fletcher family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

Lynnette Workman - Oct 23, 2013

My deepest condolences to Jill, Mark and the Fletcher family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

Regi "Gina" Sims Adams - Oct 23, 2013

My thoughts and prayers go out to my Uncle Gary and Aunt Marie, and to my cousins Markie, Tracy and Jill….I can still remember the many times we stayed at Grandma Chloes and we played cowboy and Indian’s with Lil Gary and Mark….some of my best childhood memories were with them. I am so so sorry, he was so much fun to grow up with. Thinking of all of you…..

Vicki and Dean Grant - Oct 23, 2013

We never had the chance to meet you Gary, but you made my sister Jackie a very happy camper! Our heart aches for her loss and for all the rest of the family. Although you are gone from this place on earth – you will forever be in the hearts and memories of those that have surrounded you over the years. Your laughter and sense of humor will be missed, but never forgotten. Our prayers to you all.

Jim Barnhart - Oct 23, 2013

Gary and Family,
I am so very sorry to read of your loss. I did not know your son but can only know he was a wonderful man like his Father. My sincere sympathy to your entire family.
Barny

bill demuth - Oct 23, 2013

I’m sorry to hear about gary i know these are hard times he was a good man. I remember when i was a young boy he gave me a one of his coonhound pups because my dog had died . i’ve never forgot that.I thought he was awesome

Rev. S. T. and Betty Adkins - Oct 23, 2013

Marie and Gary, we are so sorry to hear of the tragic death of your son. We just never know when it is going to happen and who is going to be next. Our prayers are that God will wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you in this time of need for his presence.

Ron & Kristy Dowman - Oct 23, 2013

So sorry for your loss! Gary & Ronnie worked together and I know that Ronnie thought alot of him. Jackie, you & Gary were nothing but kind & welcoming to us when we stopped by “the garage”. Please know that you are all in our thoughts & prayers.

Lorna Ackerman - Oct 23, 2013

Gary and family, So sorry for your loss but your son had the privilege of devoted parents and family and in this day and age that is a rarity. Gary , you and I went to school together and to this day I remember you as the gentle giant of my class who I respected so much. Your kids have the honor of knowing what true love and caring is all about. I have had the honor to know and care for you and your family and please accept my love and thoughts to you and your family…..cherish those memories. Lorna Lake Ackerman

Jake Stephens - Oct 23, 2013

My heart goes out to the Fletcher family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Gary and I grew up together in Shiloh and our fathers worked together at the Steel Mill. I’m so glad My son and Jackie are good friends and attend school together. RIP Gary

Nancy Thompson - Oct 22, 2013

My heart breaks for your family…You will be missed. Will remember your loud laugh and good times. Ride On….

Mary Holbrook - Oct 22, 2013

Iam so sorry for your lost my prayers are with u n your family at this time

David and Dawn Dudleson - Oct 22, 2013

We are so sorry for the loss of Gary, he was a great person. He always treated us so kindly and was very respectful. Always would he say when we were around, “Dave you remember when you threw that rock at me?” Then they would laugh. Gary always would have everyone laughing and having a good time. He really knew what family and friends were about and he will be missed deeply by more people than you or I will ever know. He was a very special person to a lot of us and we will miss him. But, Remember he will always be with you and that he loved you dearly.

LaVonne DeWitt - Oct 22, 2013

To the family, I am so sorry for your loss. Gary and I was in the same grade in school. Super nice guy.

Albert Burton - Oct 22, 2013

You will always be remembered Gary, RIP. We have been friends for a long time and you will be missed. Thanks for all the good times and laughs.

Dyanne Bloomfield - Oct 22, 2013

I Knew Gary as a friend, when he live here in Lakeland, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the family….

Brian Hess - Oct 22, 2013

Have a good journey classmate.

Lisa Mireles - Oct 22, 2013

You Will Be Missed…Shiloh Won’t Be The Same..A really Cool guy.I don’t think he ever met a stranger..R.I.P. See ya on the other side…Elias and Lisa Mireles

Kim Daron-WIthkowski - Oct 22, 2013

Fletcher family, my deepest sympathy is with all of you. Gary was one of a kind. I will never forget the fun we had our senior year, we sure had a lot of laughs! My thoughts & prayers are with you.

Leeona Harris - Oct 22, 2013

Wow!!..what can I say..man..Fletch..u where larger then life..always knew a good time was coming when I saw u..u always respected me..and good to me…and took care of me…when I was r place and totally drunk..i just cant believe u r gone..so glad I knew u..u made me laugh..and I made u laugh..glad I did..gonna miss u like crazy..and so sorry to all of his family..he was no doubt larger then life..and I am sure he is up in the clouds..making them smile and laugh the way he did me..love ya fletch!!….RIP..

sheena mosley - Oct 22, 2013

you made high school fun wish we could have in touch more after graduation RIP my friend my prayers are with your family

Deborah Oney - Oct 22, 2013

I never thought when I went to the funeral of Little Fletch on that snowy day that this would happen. I won’t forget how when I broke my ankle how you pushed me in the wheelchair. You always did what I asked. I will miss seeing you at the Shiloh Diner or grocery store or to just stop by Oney Machine to say hello. We will miss you so much but you can be with your son. RIP Big Fletch

Sue Runals - Oct 21, 2013

RIP my friend. I can’t believe you are gone. I will always remember your huge smile and upmost respect you always had for me. I had many a good times with you and good conversations. I will think of you often especially when I am at Wetzels and Chillicothe.
Love You Brother.
Enjoy your ride across the clouds.
I will always be here for you Jackie just call.