American Veteran 06

Boyd Leon Fletcher

February 12, 1930 ~ August 13, 2019 (age 89)

Little Orleans, Maryland

    Boyd Leon Fletcher, age 89, of Little Orleans, Md., passed away on August 13, 2019 at the Western Maryland Health System, in Cumberland Md.

    Born in Little Orleans, February 12, 1930, he was the son of the late Phillip H. and Etta (Price) Fletcher; and the husband of Delma Mae (Miller) Fletcher, whom he married March 1, 1954.

    He attended the Buck Valley New Testament Church, in Warfordsburg, Pa.

    He served with the US Army Infantry during the Korean Conflict, and he was employed by the C&O Canal National Park Service from 1960 until 1990, and retired after 30 years.

    In addition to his wife, Boyd is survived by a special niece, Carol (Fletcher) Riggleman and her husband, Robert, of Little Orleans; their three daughters, Bobbie Jo Visco, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Annette Yonker and Misti Kerns, both of Little Orleans; a special nephew, Allan Fletcher and his wife, Wilma, of Little Orleans; a sister, Reba Munson; and a brother, Aaron Fletcher.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Clem Fletcher, Phillip Fletcher, and Allan Fletcher; four sisters, Iona Creek, Valna Purnell, Margaret Fields, and Grace Norma Lee Creek.

    The family will receive friends at the Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock, Md., on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., and on Saturday from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., at the Funeral Home. Pastor Larry Trail will officiate. Burial will follow in the Fairview Christian cemetery, in Artemas, Pa. with military honors by the Tri-State Honor Guard. Following the services, family and friends will gather at the Orleans Volunteer Fire Department.

    Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Little Orleans Volunteer Fire Dept., 12210 Orleans Road NE, Little Orleans, Md. 21766; or to the Tri-State Honor Guard, 527 N. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

    Online condolences will be accepted at

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