Thomas was born November 23, 1952 in Fort Wayne, a son of Jasper S. “Pete” and Mary T. (Gadomski) Fletcher. His father preceded him in death.
He is survived by his mother, Mary T. Fletcher of Churubusco; five daughters, Tonya O’Brien of Fort Wayne, Tracey Bultemeier of Churubusco, Shane (Mitch) Miller of Huntertown, Stacy Simons of Churubusco, and Crystal (Daniel) Wilson of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Gerald “Jerry” (Christin) Fletcher, Fort Wayne, Danny (Donna) Fletcher of Albion; four sisters, Cindy Fletcher, Cathy (Ralph) Oberholtzer, both of Churubusco, Dee Dee Fletcher of Avilla, and Missy Fletcher of Florida. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 12:00 noon in the Sheets and Childs Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Eel River Cemetery with full military rites. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 until 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Calling will also be one hour prior to the service on Sunday. Memorials may be directed to the Churubusco Community Park or Turtle Days. Envelopes are available in the funeral home.
You are invited to leave a condolence for the family by logging onto, www.sheetsandchilds.net.