George G. Fletcher, 75, of Hartburg, passed away Monday, Sept. 28, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 14, 1939 in Leesville, La., to Orbin Connie Fletcher and Amanda (Shehane) Fletcher. He lived in Hartburg for the last 6 years and had lived for many years in Orange, where he worked as a logger in the logging industry. He was of the Christian faith. He will be remembered by his family as being much of a character, working in the yard, working hard in all he did and being very generous. George enjoyed eating sweets, spending time with his family and teasing his grandchildren.
Fletcher is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Nell Burnham and Roma Dixon and brother, Irvin Fletcher.
Those who will most treasure his memory are his wife of 57 years, Maxine Fletcher of Hartburg; daughters, Becky Buranakitipinyo of Orange and Debbie Jones and husband, Tim of Kirbyville; brothers, O. C. Fletcher and wife, Henrietta of Kirbyville, W. D. Dixon of Amarillo and Johnny Lee Mims and wife, Nancy of Spurger; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. George is also survived by nieces, nephews and members of his extended family.
Services to honor his life will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, Oct. 2, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Tony Storey with the Family Worship Center Church in Orange. Rite of committal and interment will follow services at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.
A gathering of George’s family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday, Oc. 1, at the funeral home.
Honoring George as pallbearers are Shaun Buranakitipinyo, Kevin Buranakitipinyo, Tim Fletcher, Buddy Perkins, Matthew Stites, John Stites and John Wright. Honorary pallbearer is Tim Jones.
Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.