Funeral service for Rondell “Ron” Edward Fletcher, age 80, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Charles Gatlin and Bro. Derrick Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens.
Ron was born on April 29, 1938 in Coffee County, TN to the late John William “Jay” Fletcher, Jr. and Nettie Lucille Scott Fletcher. He served in the US Air Force, was a minister and Bible instructor at Bledsoe Church of Christ, and retired as a Senior Science Engineer with the Department of Defense. Mr. Fletcher passed away on January 19, 2019 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife Linda Fay Shelton Fletcher; daughter, Robin Rohling of Lynchburg, TN; son, Ritchie Fletcher and his wife Cindy of Manchester, TN; grandchildren, Robert, Samantha, and Laura Beth Fletcher; two great-grandchildren; sister, Brenda Anderson; and brothers, Eddie, John, and Philip Fletcher. In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by a sister, Gloria Bush.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Rondell “Ron” Edward Fletcher.