Jerry Wayne Fletcher, 81, went to be with his Savior on February 21, 2023.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; stepdaughters, Kimberly Harp and Pam (Sam) Haulk both from Dawson Springs, KY; grandson, Jacob (Rachel) Holloman, who he raised and considered his son; grandchildren, Holly (Chris) Wyatt, Ryan (Kaitlyn) Abbott, Justin Abbott, Bailey (Tommy) Gower, Blake Fletcher; and five great grandchildren.
Mr. Fletcher was preceded in death by his first wife, Gail; his son, Patrick Fletcher; mother, Ozie Winters Fletcher Pyles; father, Clayton Fletcher; and brother, Jerrold Pyles.
He was a member and past Master of the Al E. Orton Masonic Lodge in Dawson Springs. He also was a duel member and past Master of the Cerulean Masonic Lodge; and, he served as the Masonic District Deputy for District 6 during the years of 2001 through 2012. Additionally, Mr. Fletcher was a member of the Order of Eastern Stars in Dawson Springs, West Kentucky Scottish Rite, Dawson Springs Lyons Club, and he was a Kentucky Colonel. Jerry was a member of the Dawson Springs Methodist Church where he has served as Sunday School Superintendent, Chairman of Trustees, Chairman of the Administrative Council , and he was a Sunday School Teacher. He retired from Peabody Coal Company having worked most of his 44 years at the Camp 11 Mines.
A visitation will be held for Jerry Wayne Fletcher on Friday, February 24, 2023, from 11:00 AM until his Masonic Funeral at 2:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY. The Al E. Orton Masonic Lodge will be in charge of officiating the funeral service. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to be made to: St. Anthony’s Hospice, 2410 S. Green St., Henderson, KY 42420. Envelopes will be made available at the funeral home.