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Donald Frank Fletcher

November 1, 1978 ~ May 27, 2019 (age 40)


Donald Frank Fletcher IV, age 40, of Wattsville, Virginia died on May 27, 2019 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland. Born November 18, 1978 in the same hospital, he was the son of Linda Hunter Fletcher and the late Donald F. Fletcher III.

Donald was a graduate of Arcadia High School class of 1998. After graduation, he owned and operated Fletcher’s Lawn Care for several years. Chronic Renal Failure and dialysis were part of his life and health history and often inhibited his activities.

He was a member of Atlantic Volunteer Fire Company, Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company, and worked for many years as an EMT and ambulance driver until he went on dialysis in 2013. He was a member of Atlantic Baptist Church.

Donald is survived by his mother and several family members; Aunt and Uncle Peggy H. Baldwin and husband Kirk of Hoschton, Georgia; Aunt Susan M. Fletcher of Pocomoke, Maryland; Aunt and Uncle Richard A. Fletcher and wife Elizabeth N. Fletcher of San Diego, California; Cousins Billy McCready and wife Donna of Assawoman, Virginia; Timmy McCready and wife Barbara of Atlantic, Virginia; Sue M. Kilianski and husband Joe of Marco Island, Florida; Sarah Katherine Fletcher Bingman and husband Rick of Belle Haven, Virginia; Nancy Ellen Fletcher Bisker of Franktown, VA; R.J. Fletcher and wife Justine of Atlanta, Georgia; Hunter Baldwin and wife Cassie of Flowery Branch, Georgia. Donald was predeceased by his father and an uncle, Charles Richards Fletcher.

Donald was known by everyone he ever met, and many friends who were special to him. He has been remembered for his kindness and generosity, being a friend to all.

A Memorial Service will be conducted from Atlantic Baptist Church, Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the Atlantic Volunteer Fire Company.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Atlantic Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 207, Atlantic, VA 23303; Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 132, Bloxom, VA 23308; or to the Deacon’s Fund of Atlantic Baptist Church, c/o Audrey Furness, 33190 Taylor Farm Road, Temperanceville, VA 23442.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.



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American Legion Service
June 1, 2019

3:00 PM


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