Early Thursday morning, October 8, 2020, in his home in Norfolk, VA, God called our loved one, Fletcher Silver, home to rest.
He was born to the late Gennie and Edna Silver on October 20th, 1933 in Halifax County, North Carolina. He married Mary (Sue) Hawkins on May 12, 1951 in Halifax County, North Carolina. To this union was born six children.
Fletcher joined the I.L.A local 1248 October 1, 1954 and retired after 40 years in 1994 . He was a hard worker and a good provider. He shared 32 years of marriage with his loving wife Sue. He was a jack of all trades. He had a wood cutting business selling firewood, a towing service, and a mechanics shop that he shared with his sons for many years.
Preceding him in death, is his loving wife Mary (Sue) Silver, his two sons Reginald Silver and Jerome Silver. His sister Doreatha Wilson Silver and granddaughter Sadena Jennings
He leaves to cherish his memories two sons Lenwood Silver and Cedric Silver, both of Chesapeake VA, and two daughters Esther Silver of Raleigh NC and Angela Silver of Norfolk VA, two Daughter-in-laws Kathy Silver and Brenda Silver, two brothers Willis Silver of Nashville NC and Roark Silver of Warrenton NC, two sisters Bettie Mae Hawkins of Norfolk VA and Lodena Richardson of Enfield NC., 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 4 great- great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, relatives, friends and a very special devoted friend Juanita Bryant.