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George W. Fletcher

George W. Fletcher of Gainesville, Florida, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2023, at North Florida Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

He was born on February 23, 1928 in Branford, Florida, the second son of George Drew Fletcher and Bertha Brown Fletcher. He attended Branford High School, where he met his wife, Marilyn Sikes Fletcher. They moved to Gainesville in the 1950s, where George began his career as an auto parts salesman and raised three children. As an adult, he was an active member of the Church of Christ. His hobbies were fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a comedian at heart and entertained us all. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Fletcher, son George L. Fletcher, brother W. D. Fletcher, and sister Quintilla Lynch.

He is survived by his son, Tim Fletcher; his daughter Pam Walker and her husband Reggie Walker; and his sister Jackie Hart and her husband Bill Hart. He is also survived by his five granddaughters and their families – Amanda Waterman, her husband Daniel Waterman, and their children, Jack, Lucy, and William; Tina Harwood, her husband Tommy Harwood, and their children, Thomas and Van; Sara Edwards, and her son Wesley; Katie Fletcher; and Scarlet Fletcher and her son Oliver.

The Fletcher family would like to sincerely thank the staff at North Florida Regional, and Haven Hospice for their wonderful care, as well as the love and support from all of his family and friends.

Funeral service is scheduled for January 7th, 2023 at 11:00 am at University City Church Of Christ, 4626 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605.

Funeral arrangements are in the care of Milam Funeral Homes 311 S Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601. 352-373-5267.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!

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