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Roland D. Fletcher

September 27, 1944 February 11, 2018
Roland D. Fletcher
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Roland D. Fletcher (Smiley), 73, formerly of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away February 11, 2018 in Lansing, MI. He was born September 27, 1944 son to Glenn and Lena Fletcher. He was a wrestling and football “Legend” from Grand Ledge back in the 1960’s, and enjoyed his career as a master craftsman that specialized in fine woodworking in kitchen cabinetry in Palm Beach, Florida.
Roland is survived by his sons, John (Lisa), Randall, and Roland (Cassie), and daughter Sally May Waite; 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Ken (Edna), Orland (Lorraine), Richard (Debbie); and 3 sisters: Audrey Hoffman, Joanne (John) Bishop, and Mary (Bob) Abbott and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bryce Fletcher, and sister Lois Watts.
He loved coming back to Michigan enjoying family time, playing cards and hunting. He also loved fast cars, draft horse pulls and driving his brother’s restored tractors in the “Old Fashioned Days” parade in Stanton every summer.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until service time. A luncheon will follow at the Grand Ledge Country Club, 5811 E. St. Joe Hwy., Grand Ledge. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made to the Grand Ledge Wrestling Club or GLEAP. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Saturday

17

Feb

10:00 AM 2/17/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

17

Feb

11:00 AM 2/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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