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Norman 'Gene' Fletcher

Monday, February 4, 2008

Norman Eugene Fletcher, 85, Campbell, Calif., died Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, Calif.

Born in Eminence, he was the son of Burness W. and Emma (Whitlow) Fletcher.

He was a graduate of Morgantown High School class of 1940. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1941-45. He attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. He later returned to the Navy and served in the Korean War from 1950-52.

He operated a watch repair shop in South Carolina; worked at RCA in Bloomington and retired in 1995 from Lockheed Aircraft in California, having worked as an instrument technician for 25 years.

Survivors include his brother-in-law, James McMillan, Greencastle.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Doris McMillan.

Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Forest Hill Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, is assisting with arrangements.

Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to inhpr@keystonegroup.com.