Kenneth Fletcher

Kenneth R. Fletcher

NEWARK: Kenneth R. Fletcher, 78, of Newark, passed away Tuesday morning, July 9, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 15, 1935, in Mount Vernon, a son of the late Robert and Grace Fletcher.

Mr. Fletcher served his country in the US Army Infantry and had retired from the Holophane Corporation in 2000 following 38 years of service.

Surviving are his wife, Fern (Derrenberger) Fletcher, whom he married April 11, 1964; his children, Larry (Michi-Ann) Fletcher of Newark, Paula (Jayson) Richey of Newark, Julia (Scott) King of St. Louisville; grandchildren, Kenneth Fletcher, Daniel (Kelly) Arruda, Ben Richey, Ashlynn Richey; great-grandchildren, Kali Arruda, Kyndal Arruda; sisters Beverly Wantland of Mount Vernon and Patricia Strode of Peoria, Illinois. A sister Sue Harris is deceased.

At Mr. Fletcher's request, no services are planned.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.

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Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on July 10, 2013