George O. Fletcher, 95, of Glen Rose, TX, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Monday July 22, 2019. A graveside service, under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Comanche, will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday July 27, 2019 at the Mercer’s Gap Cemetery in Comanche County, The family will greet friends at the funeral home 6-8 p.m. Friday July 26, 2019.
He was born October 18, 1923, in Comanche, TX and was the second son to Ira Charlie Fletcher and Nettie Gertrude (Acker) Fletcher – between brothers I. Wilborn and Owen C. Fletcher.
He was married to Jacqueline Melton (deceased) for over 65 years (Nov. 24, 1946 – Nov. 10, 2013) and together, they owned several Humble, Esso, Enco & Exxon Service Stations during the 45 years they lived in Odessa, Texas.
He attended Texas A&M University until he enlisted in the United States Army to serve his country.
He served in Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and several other sites in Central Europe as a Sharpshooter, Mechanic and a member of a 3”/50 caliber ‘gun’ crew during World War II.
He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, a member of the Ector County Sheriff’s Posse and various other organizations in Odessa.
Children are George O. Fletcher, II of Houston, TX; J. Mark Fletcher of Granbury, TX and Suzanne (Fletcher) D’Amico of Celina, TX and their families.
Everyone who knew George will miss him terribly.
He was a humble man who was devoted to his family, enjoyed working in his businesses and showed everyone who came into contact with him the grace and dignity of a true Texas gentleman.