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Arthur Lewis Fletcher, 91, of Inman, SC, formerly of Greene County, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in his home surrounded by loved ones. Born December 6, 1925, in Graysville, PA, he was the son of the late Winfield Enlow and Nora Pearl (Loar) Fletcher.
A U. S. Navy veteran, Mr. Fletcher served as a signalman during World War II earning the rank of SM 3/C. He was awarded both the Victory Medal and the American Campaign Medal during his tour of duty. After his discharge, he established a management career in the retail industry. His career took him to various locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. He served as both the president of the Kiwanis Club and president of the Retail Merchant Association while in Gallipolis, OH. He also served as president of the Retail and Merchant Association during his residence at Meadville, PA. He retired in 1988 after 40 years of service with G. C. Murphy Company in 14 different locations with his last store being in Spencer, WV. Mr. Fletcher enjoyed playing golf whenever his health permitted.
Survivors include his wife of over 68 years, Vileta Ann (Booth) Fletcher whom he married on June 12, 1949; three children, Gregory Len (Kathy) Fletcher of Spartanburg, SC, Ronald Lee Fletcher (Susan) of Pittsburgh, PA, and Lu Ann (Thomas Stepp) Fletcher, of St. Augustine, FL; four grandchildren, Christopher, Nathan, Amy, and Brianna Fletcher.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his six siblings, Harry E. Fletcher, Robert L. Fletcher, Willard Fletcher, Willis Fletcher, Lucile McCullough, and Irene “Jessie” Fletcher, who passed away in infancy.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 10-11 a.m. at the Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy, Rogersville, PA. Phone: 724-499-5181 A graveside service with full military honors will follow at Braddock Cemetery, Richhill Township, Graysville, PA 15337.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund at www.kidneyfund.org.
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. F. Floyd Mortuary, 235 N. Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29306 Phone: 864-582-5451 & Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC, 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy, Rogersville, PA. Phone: 724-499-5181.
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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