Harvey Lloyd Fletcher, 97, of Lakeland, Florida passed away on September 21, 2020.
He was born in Albany, Georgia on September 16, 1923 to Claude and Rebecca (Stewart) Fletcher.
He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-three years, Marjorie (Adams) Fletcher. He is survived by his three daughters, Barbara and Lester Morrow (Son-in-law), Diane Barnes, Lynn Fletcher, five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson. He is also survived by his brother, Kenny Fletcher of Kathleen, Florida and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his three brothers, Robert, Frank, and Jack Fletcher and his four sisters, Ouida Fletcher, Dorothy Bridges, Gladys Kinchen and Frances Ballard.
He joined the Navy in 1942 and served until November 25, 1945. He saw action in the Atlantic and Pacific.
He made his home in Lakeland and retired from the railroad after thirty years of service.
He and his wife and children and their families enjoyed vacationing in the mountains each year. Traveling all over the south visiting historic sites. He enjoyed farming, fishing, hunting and golf.
He was a member of Kathleen Baptist Church since the 1940s.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 25th at 10:00 A.M. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. We ask that you please wear a mask. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Vitas Hospice by calling 877-534-6774. Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home at Serenity Gardens.
Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.