Fletcher died at a. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. He suffered a massive stroke Feb. He was
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Richard R “Dick” Fletcher () - Find A Grave Memorial
Richard R. Fletcher September 18, — February 26, was a broadcast meteorologist. Petersburg, Florida , for 28 years. Fletcher, a native of Omaha, Nebraska , graduated from the University of Omaha in He had an early ambition to be a television news broadcaster and started his career in Cedar Rapids, Iowa at KCRG , working as a news anchor and occasionally doing the weather. During his lengthy broadcasting career, Fletcher flew aboard reconnaissance aircraft missions into three hurricanes and made 15 different penetrations into the eyes of those storms. He was presented the distinguished service award by the National Hurricane Conference in for his leadership efforts in hurricane preparedness.
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Dick Royce Fletcher, age 79, left this world to receive the reward he was called to in Heaven on Thursday, December 9, He attended grade school in the Panhandle of Texas and the family eventually called Dear Fletcher Family, I read this morning that Dick had passed, and was deeply saddened. We had lost touch, but always carried great love in our hearts, and fond memories of the years spent with the Fletchers in Goodland. God Bless all and comfort.