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RICHFORD – Jody Fletcher, age 50, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 in Richford.

He was born in St. Albans on Nov. 2, 1964 to the late Lynn “Buster” and Joyce “Jo” (Farrar) Fletcher.

Jody lived in Richford all of his life. He enjoyed the outdoors and could often be found hunting, fishing or just sitting by the river. He was a talented musician and loved Bluegrass music but above all he loved spending time with his children.

He proudly leaves behind two children, Macie and Zack Fletcher; their mother, Kelly Thompson; his siblings, Kelli Peters and her significant other Mike Lawyer, Aaron Fletcher and his wife Vicki, Hailey Jewett and her significant other Jamie Latimer, all of Richford; nieces and nephews, Amanda, Ben and Mary, Amy, Emily, Riley, Jake, Samantha, Kati, Emma, Evan, Janessa and Jamie; several great nieces and nephews; an uncle, Noel Fletcher and his wife Jan; two aunts, Joyce Fletcher of Richford and Geraldine “Toot” D’Agostino of Enosburgh; his former mother-in-law, Linda Thompson of Enosburgh; former sister-in-law, Jodi Thompson of North Troy; a faithful dog, Thor; several cousins and close friends including the Lossman family, Stephanie and Scott, Johnny B, Neil, Larry, Danny, Tim, Rick, Ron and Rod.

Besides his parents, Jody was predeceased by a close uncle, Keith Fletcher; a special friend and brother-in-law, Timothy Peters; a close friend, Louis “Peanut” Gilbeau and former father-in-law, Norman “Ikey” Thompson.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in the Richford Center Cemetery, South Richford Rd., Richford with Rev. Lyle Willey officiating. There will be no visitation.

For those who wish, contributions in Jody’s memory may be made to the Richford Food Shelf, 53 Main St., Richford, VT 05476.

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