Norman A. (Norm) Fletcher

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Norman A. (Norm) Fletcher



Memorial services for Norman A. (Norm) Fletcher, 81, will be held Saturday, Dec. 29 at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Natchitoches.

Fletcher, a native of Natchitoches, died Dec. 14, 2012 after a brief illness. He donated his body to the LSU Science Department.

He was a renowned broadcaster, public servant and was elected three times as sheriff of Natchitoches Parish, beginning in 1979. He was a 2010 inductee in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and was recognized as a Natchitoches Treasure. The home broadcast booth at NSU's Turpin Stadium is named in his honor.

He was preceded in death by his father, Guy K. Fletcher and mother Erie B. Fletcher; his only brother Laird C. Fletcher; and his oldest nephew, Craig Fletcher.

His survivors include the families of the two other nephews, Norman Hillman Fletcher of Fort Worth, Texas and Guy Fletcher of Natchitoches; a godson, Norman Gene Weldon of Salt Lake City.

The family has requested that donations be made to the Natchitoches Humane Society "Animal Shelter" or the Youth Department of the Natchitoches First United Methodist Church.

Published in Shreveport Times on Dec. 23, 2012
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