He was born January 23, 1949 in Sandusky to the late Lloyd and Hazel Fletcher. He was raised in Berlin Heights and Milan, and was a 1967 graduate of Milan High School. He served in the US Army during Vietnam.
Jim worked construction for the Local Laborers Union 480 for 30 years.
He loved fishing, working in his vegetable garden and working in his shop doing woodworking. He was a member of the VFW Post 2743, American Legion Post 41 and Eagles Aerie 711. Jim loved to have coffee at the Invention in Milan with his buddies.
He enjoyed traveling to national parks out west with his wife, Kay. Memorial Day weekends were spent at different State Parks with his family. He enjoyed going to Florida in February to visit his side of the family in the Largo, Florida area.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Fletcher; son, Greg A. Fletcher; and daughter, Brooke E. (Ryan) Charek; siblings, Karen Thomas, Richard Fletcher and David (Donna) Fletcher. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jeffrey Fletcher.
Friends may call on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church, 60 W. Main Street, Norwalk with Pastor Brian Oglesbee officiating. A luncheon will follow and interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Berlin Heights.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or First United Methodist Church, 60 W. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.