Fletcher Menefee passed away on July 27, 2017 in Kent, Washington at the age of 83.
Fletcher was born on October 17, 1933 in Macon County, Alabama to Susie Butler and Fletcher Menefee. He graduated from Prairie Farms High School in 1952. After serving his country in the United States army, Fletcher lived and worked in Diamond, Ohio before moving to Akron, Ohio in 1963. He was an active and dedicated member of Zion Temple Baptist Church, served as chairman of the deacons for an extended period of time. After moving to Seattle, Washington in 2014, he became a member of Christian Faith Center of Federal Way, Washington.
Fletcher is survived by his children, Valtina Menefee and Gerald Menefee of Seattle, Washington; Unique Williams of Akron, Ohio; Ronald Hall of Warren, Ohio and a host of relatives.
A ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at Tahoma National Cemetery located at 18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA 98042 with a reception to follow at the Menefee residence at 28120 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Fletcher's life.
The family would like to thank the many friends of the family who have provided invaluable information, encouragement and prayer. We would also like to thank the professionals at the Veterans Administration Medical Center who provided Fletcher's medical care the past few years. We would like to especially thank Loving Care Adult Family Home in Kent, Washington for the amazing loving care and treatment for Fletcher in his last days. We will forever be grateful to you for your love, resourcefulness and perseverance in dealing with the challenges of his care.
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