Nov. 22, 1924-Aug. 18, 2012
Charles A. Fletcher, 87, of Delphos, died at 4:09 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 22, 1924, in Crestline to Albert and Arrenda (Flockencier) Fletcher, who preceded him in death.
On Jan. 25, 1947, he married Martha Jones, who survives in Delphos.
Survivors also include son John Andrew (Debra) Fletcher of Barrington, Ill.; daughters Linda Garcia of Fullerton, Calif., Gail Fletcher of Delphos and Nan (Larry) Platt of Austin, Texas; grandchildren Vanessa Schlose of Bullhead City, Ariz., Stephanie Schlose of Orange, Calif., Amber (Shannon) Daulbaugh of Vandalia, Ill., Erin (Russ) Roberts of Spencerville, Nathan Daulbaugh of Toledo, Alex Fletcher of Berrington, Ill., and Fletcher Platt of Austin, Texas; great-granddaughters Amanda (Michael) Solorzano of Bullhead City, Ariz., and Kendyl Lee Roberts of Spencerville; and great-great-granddaughter, Makayla Solorzano of Bullhead City, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by brothers Robert H. (Jane) and Earl H. (Marjorie) Fletcher.
Mr. Fletcher was an U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II from 1943-46. He was a freight agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad for 44 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and active in Methodist Men. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Masons and a former member of the Lions Club. He was a graduate of Crestline High School. He played piano, played in Five Notes and sang in the church choir.
Services begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. David Howell officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery, with military graveside rites by Delphos Veterans Council.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and an hour before services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Music Fund.