Gary David Fletcher 1937-2011 of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away peacefully on November 23rd, 2011 with his dog, Scruffy, at his feet.  Gary has fought cancer since 2007. His passing has brought great sadness to our family. 

Gary David Fletcher 1937-2011 of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away peacefully on November 23rd, 2011 with his dog, Scruffy, at his feet.  Gary has fought cancer since 2007. His passing has brought great sadness to our family.  

He was born November 28th, 1937, to Leon Dale Fletcher and LaVaun Powell Fletcher of Grandview.  He grew up in Grandview and attended Grandview schools, graduating in 1955. After graduation, he worked for the Grandview Post Office as a letter carrier for a total of eight years. In 1963 he began working for The Prudential Insurance Co. as a Prudential Agent. He became Owner and Operator of Fletchers J Bar S Western Store in Blue Springs and for the last 40 years, made it the successful business that it is today.  He was a member of the Grandview Baptist Church and Grandview Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner.  

He was preceded in death by his Dad, Leon Fletcher on November 29th, 1970.  

He is survived by his Mother, LaVaun Powell Fletcher of Grandview, son, Alan, daughter, Penny three grandchildren and one great grandson. Also surviving is his companion of 25 years, Donna Tyler and her family.  He leaves two brothers, Don (Barbara) and Dale (Donna), two sisters, Diane (Bert) Brooks and Dorothy (Cecil) Clark, many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles who will miss him very much.

Gary was a wonderful, generous and loving son, brother and dad and had many friends who loved him very much as well. He had a special interest in genealogy and was always especially proud of his family’s over one hundred years of Grandview history.  

The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, contributions be sent to the Kansas City Hospice House at 12000 Wornall Rd.  Kansas City, MO 64145. We thank them for taking good care of Gary while he was there.  

Visitation will be at 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at the Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  Services will be at the Grandview Baptist Church 15th and Main, Grandview, Missouri, on Monday November 28th, 2011 at 11 a.m.  Burial will be at the Lee’s Summit Cemetery in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home: 115 sw 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063.