Jerry Dale (JD) Fletcher was born August 12, 1941 to Ed and Zola (Spears) Fletcher and raised in the Zion Community near Stilwell, OK with his brother Wayne Fletcher (wife Avis). After earning a Bachelor's degree in education from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, JD began working in Tulsa and enlisted in the US Army Reserves. JD retired from Stanfield & Odell after a 38 year career.
For 52 wonderful years, JD was married to the love of his life Shirley Faye Clinton. They raised four children, Carmen Dee (Fletcher) Chambers (husband Reggie), Matthew Dale Fletcher (wife Lisa), Jason Doyle Fletcher and Benjamin Wade Fletcher (wife JaLynn). They have been blessed with 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, who brought an immeasurable amount of joy to JD's life.
JD enjoyed gardening, reading, riding his tractor, travelling with his beloved wife, family and driving his pickup truck.
JD went to be with the Lord and savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
He is preceded in death by both parents and survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and brother.
Funeral services at 10 am on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Sapulpa First United Methodist Church, Sapulpa, OK.
Graveside service at 2:30 pm Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Stilwell City Cemetery, Stilwell, OK.