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Fletcher Howard Medley

Born: Fri., Aug. 4, 1950
Died: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

Public Viewing

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Location: Leah Richter Levin Memorial Auditorium

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Location: Leah Richter Levin Memorial Auditorium

Military Honors

1:00 PM Mon., Aug. 26, 2019
Location: Salisbury National Cemetery

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MR. FLETCHER HOWARD MEDLEY, 69 of MT. Gilead, NC, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at his residence. 

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the  Leah Richter Levin Memorial Auditorium, 201 S. School St., MT. Gilead, NC. 

A public viewing and Family Visitation will be held 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Leah Richter Levin Memorial Auditorium prior to the service.

Military Honors and Interment will be held 1:00 pm Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC.

Harris Funeral Home & Cremations of MT. Gilead, NC  is serving the Medley, McBride, Gilliam and extended families.

Fletcher was born on Friday, August 4, 1950 to Rush Medley, Sr., and Willie Mae Christian Medley, in Richmond County, North Carolina.

He attended Rosenwald Elementary  and Mineral Springs High School in Ellerbe, North Carolina.  Fletcher graduated from West Montgomery High School in Mt. Gilead, NC, Class of 1969.  He went on to attend and graduate from Montgomery Community College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Fletcher served as a member of the United States Army, where he received a National Defense Service Medal and was a Marksman with the M-14 rifle.  Fletcher was later honorably discharged from the US Army in 1971.  Upon leaving the military, Fletcher returned to MT. Gilead, NC   and was employed at Standard Packing until his retirement.

Fletcher confessed Christ as his Lord and Savior and attended Snow Hill Baptist Church in MT. Gilead, NC.  He was preceded in death by his father, Rush Medley, Sr.

He left to cherish loving memories to his mother, Willie Mae Medley and a special friend, Georgia Mae Crump, both of MT. Gilead, NC; three sons, Vanshion Tyson (Brandy) of Eustis, FL., Daniel Medley of Albemarle, NC and Artarius Crump of MT. Gilead, NC; four daughters, Flekeda Gilliam (James) and Tarsha Medley-McBride (Derrick), all of Charlotte, NC, Bianca Crump and Curtia Crump, both of MT. Gilead, NC; 8 grandchildren, Aaliyah Tyson, Dominique Martinm Brennan McBride, Karina Gilliam, Alexis Tyson, Jameela Tyson, Julian Tyson and Jeesa Tyson; two brothers, Rush Medley, Jr.,(Georgia) of Lilesville, NC and Lewis Medley, Sr. (Sandra) of Philadelphia, PA and two sisters, Kizzie Simmons of MT. Gilead, NC and Robinette Medley of Troy, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Dana Hill
   Posted Wed August 21, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss! You all are in my thoughts and prayers!

Jeremy Russell
   Posted Thu August 22, 2019
To :Daniel,Flekeda,Tarsha and the entire Medley Family
My condolences;May God continue to keep you’ll lifted. Fletcher was a humble man, he will be missed!

Tenth Memorial Baptist Church
   Posted Thu August 22, 2019
Tenth Memorial Baptist Church would like to extend our heartfelt sympathy to the entire Medley family as you celebrate the homegoing service for your loved one Brother Fletcher Howard Medley. This family is in our prayers.

Rev. William B. Moore Pastor
Deacon & Deaconess Ministry
Congregation of Tenth Memorial Baptist Church
1328 N. 19th St. Philadelphia Pa. 19121

Rev. Louis Christian
   Posted Thu August 22, 2019
I send my deepest condolences to the Medley Family. Fletcher was not only a classmate, he was good friend, rest in peace my brother

Mr. & Mrs. Rev Columbus House & Family
   Posted Fri August 23, 2019
To The Medley Family: Our prayers go out to you and your family, may his memories give you the strength and comfort you will need in the days ahead. The House Family

Robert J. Dumas
   Posted Fri August 23, 2019
To Mother Medley, Cuz Fletcher Children, Siblings and other connected family mbrs. My Thoughts & Prayers are with you all.

Peace & Blessings!!


Robert J. Dumas
Washington, DC

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