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Perry Fletcher Sr.

Perry Patrick Fletcher Sr., 89, of Findlay and formerly of Carey, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.
Perry was born in Knox, Ind., to the late Leslie and Minnie Fletcher on March 10, 1933. He attended school in Huntertown, Ind., and Vanlue High School.
Perry worked for 42 years for CSX Railroad as a control agent and traffic manager retiring in 1995. He was a lifetime member of Our Lady of Consolation parish in Carey where he was active as a eucharistic minister and lecturer. He also attended St. Michael’s Church in Findlay. Perry took classes with the Diocese of Toledo working toward becoming a deacon. Perry was active with the Cursillo Movement and the Knights of Columbus in Carey where he served as a grand knight.
In Perry’s free time he could often be found playing golf with The Divots Golf Club and enjoying time with family and friends.
Perry will be missed by his children, Sheila (Mike) Turman of Colorado, Perry Fletcher Jr. of Arcadia and Mark (Laurie) Fletcher of Carey; step-children, Keith Gibson and Dawn, and Jim (Deb) Gibson; daughter-in-law, Linda Fletcher; grandchildren, Jim (Cindy) Roberts, John (Jennifer) Roberts, Paige Terry, Tiffany (Jathan) Saltzman, Danielle (Jeremy) Gibson, Austin (Krystyna) Fletcher, Taylor (Austin) Van Zandt, Anthony (Chanelle) Fletcher, Chase Fletcher; step-grandchildren, Christopher Gibson, Jeremey Gibson and Steven Higginbotham; numerous great-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren; siblings, James (Cindy) Fletcher, Betty Bellman, Billie Bohanon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wives, Lois J. (McKernan) and Irene F. (Pratt, Gibson); son, Kevin Fletcher; infant daughter, Christine; step-son, Duane Gibson; and siblings, Corbin, Paul, Ernest, Forest, Malcom and Nola Mae.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at the Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation, Carey, on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Tom Merrill, OFM Conv., will preside. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carey.
Donations may be made in Perry’s honor to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home.
Perry was an honorable, honest, caring man who will be missed by all.
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