Clarence Eugene Fletcher

Clarence Eugene “Fletch” Fletcher, 92, of Middleburg, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Blanchard Place Assisted Living, Kenton.

He was born May 16, 1925, in Milford Center, a son of the late Clarence J. and Lela Overfield Fletcher.

Fletch was a 1943 graduate of Allen Center High School. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was a life member of the American Legion Harold Kerr Post 173 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1080, Bellefontaine; where he was very involved and a proud member of the color guard. He was a member of the Middleburg United Methodist Church. 

Fletch was a farmer, and enjoyed yard work and working on cars.

Fletch was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Inskeep Fletcher; a grandson, Zach Ferryman; and three sisters, Viola, Francella and Shirley.

Survivors include a son, James E. (Connie) Fletcher of Kenton and their children, Adam Fletcher and Jamie (Kyle) Bohm and her children, Kahlan and Maxie; a daughter, Jeanne (Charles) Ferryman and their daughter, Rachel Hayes and her children, Riley and Dylan and Zach Ferryman’s children, Kaylee and Jayden; a brother, Ralph (Lillian); a sister, Margaret; several nieces and nephews; a loving church family; and many friends.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in the Middleburg United Methodist Church, where calling begins at noon. Pastor Rick Riggs officiates. Burial follows in Middleburg Cemetery with military honors provided by the American Legion Harold Kerr Post 173.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Harold Kerr Post 173, 120 Colton Ave., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, North Lewisburg, handled services. Express condolences at www.vernonfh.com.