Dawson, GA --Marvin L. Fletcher, 70, died on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. The funeral will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Dawson First Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Parker officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 10th, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Harvey Funeral Home.
Marvin was born on September 8, 1948 in Randolph County, Georgia. He was the son of the late Richard Alvin Fletcher and Mrs. Josie Bridges Fletcher. He lived most of his live in Terrell County, graduated from Terrell High School in 1966 and attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton. He was a farmer most of his life in row crops and livestock.
He was a member of Eager Avenue Grace Church in Albany and a former member of the Dawson First Baptist Church. He was very active in volunteer work at both The Anchorage in Lee County and Dawson Health & Rehabilitation in Dawson.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Carter Fletcher of Dawson; mother, Josie Bridges Fletcher of Dawson, two sons, Mark Fletcher (Pam) of Dawson and Brian Fletcher of Terrell County, two daughters, Cori Fletcher of Leesburg and Babs Baldwin (Matthew) of Leesburg, a brother, Wayne Fletcher (Judy) of Sasser, and 12 Grandchildren, Blake Fletcher, Logan Fletcher, Gregory Fletcher, Bailee Fletcher, Brock Fletcher, Nathan Baldwin, Jeremy Baldwin, Emma Baldwin, Ava Baldwin, Micah Baldwin, Ethan Baldwin and Ruth Baldwin.
Memorials may be made to The Anchorage, 162 Hampton Lane, Leesburg, GA 31763.
Harvey Funeral Home of Dawson is in charge of arrangements.
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