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Stephen  Dwight  Fletcher
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Mr. Stephen Dwight “Steve” Fletcher, age 72 of North Wilkesboro, husband of Barbara Caldwell Fletcher, died Friday, May 4, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Zion Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim DeBorde officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 12:30 until 1:30.

Steve Dwight Fletcher was born to James Dorsey Fletcher, Sr. and Zettie Myers Fletcher on April 28, 1946. He is survived by his wife of 49 years. He was a faithful member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. He loved all of his church family. He had served in many areas, Sunday School secretary, past deacon and other committees. He had a beautiful voice and loved to sing in the choir.

He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1965 to 1968. He earned many medals. He was proud to serve and loved his country.

Steve, better known in high school as “Fletch”, was an outstanding athlete. Recently he had enjoyed a reunion of the 1962 Wilkes Central State championship football team. He coached baseball for approximately 20 years in the local leagues. He was dedicated to the young men he coached and often as they grew up they told him how much he meant to them.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, James Dorsey Fletcher, Jr., and a son, Stephen Eugene “Gene” Fletcher.

He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Caldwell Fletcher, of the home; his son, Matthew Fletcher and wife, Brandi, of Millers Creek; four grandchildren, Stephen Taft Fletcher, James Logan Fletcher, Madison Kaye Fletcher, and Mason Steven Fletcher; sister-in-law, Lyn Caldwell and former daughter-in-law, Britt Miller.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home, P.O. Box 2777, North Wilkesboro NC 28659, or H.O.P.E. Ministries, 514 Elkin Highway, North Wilkesboro NC 28659.


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Visitation

Tuesday

8

May

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Zion Hill Baptist Church

2552 Boomer Road
Boomer, NC 28606

Service

Tuesday

8

May

2:00 PM
Zion Hill Baptist Church

2552 Boomer Road
Boomer, NC 28606

Cemetery Details

Location

Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

Boomer, NC 28606

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