Obituary: Larry ‘Kent’ Fletcher

November 3, 1956 – April 9, 2024

Larry “Kent” Fletcher, 67, of Bloomington and Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 8:15 p.m. at his home after a courageous battle with cancer; his loving family and friends surrounded him.

He was born in Bedford on November 3, 1956, to Carole Sue (Pruitt) Weyher.

Kent was the caretaker of Ken-Ray Lake for many years. He retired from US Gypsum in Shoals as an Industrial Maintenance Engineer. He was an avid motorcyclist and outdoorsman.

Kent married Teresa McGeary Fletcher on December 4, 2020, and she survives.

Survivors also include one son, Marshall Fletcher; three grandchildren, Ashlynn Fletcher, Justin Fletcher, and Emma Grace Brown; his father, Richard Weyher, and his wife, Norma; two sisters, Joan Marcos and Pennie (Jeff) Karns; half-brother, Brian Fletcher; and two stepsons, James Brown and Jeremy (Morgan) Brown.

Kent was preceded in death by his mother, Carole Sue Weyher, his wife, Janice Fletcher, and stepson, Justin Brown.

Cremation was chosen with a celebration of Kent’s life on May 25th from Noon until 3:00 p.m. at the Shriners Club, 2920 Dixie Highway in Bedford. Food and refreshments will be provided.

In remembrance of Kent, as requested by his family: There are special people in our lives who never leave even after they are gone. Love your family and friends daily as if it is your last day; no one is promised tomorrow.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is entrusted with his care.

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