Willie "Don" Fletcher

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Willie "Don" Fletcher, 85, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation.

He was born Oct. 21, 1931, at Washburn, the son of Melvin and Dorothy (Hickman) Fletcher and was raised by his grandparents, Elizabeth and William Hickman. On Aug. 28, 1952, he was united in marriage to Betty "Maxine" Stark, who preceded him in death. In May of 1997, he married Loretta Day who died Feb. 14, 2015. Others preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Doyle Fletcher and one stepson, Leonard Day.

Survivors include: one son, LouDon Fletcher and his wife, Shirley, of Cassville; two daughters, Vickie McDougle and her husband, Robert, of Shell Knob, and Trish McCracken and her husband, Mike, of Cassville; one brother, Pete Fletcher, of Gravette, Ark.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two stepsons, DeWayne Day and his wife, Irene, of Exeter, and Bruce Day and his wife, Robin, of Exeter; four stepdaughters, Linda Wyatt and her husband, Tony, of Mt. Vernon, Jeanette Winchester, of Tampa, Fla., Sandra Schreiner and her husband, Edgar of Aurora, and Lisa Jacobs and her husband Dennis, of Cassville.

He was a life-long resident of Barry County. He attended school at Cave Springs, Fox, Rocky and Union Valley. He was a long time self-employed logger in this area and for several years owned and operated a sawmill. He was a member of Exeter First Baptist Church. Services were held Saturday at Exeter First Baptist Church under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was at True Love Cemetery at Wayne.

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