Heath Fletcher, 36, of Eustis, Nebraska, died Monday, March 26th, 2012, at the Cozad Community Hospital.
Heath was born May 13th, 1975, at McCook, Nebraska, to Eugene "Gene" and Carol (Davis) Fletcher.
He graduated from Culbertson High School in 1993.
Following his schooling, Heath worked at Valmont Industries in McCook and Orthman Manufacturing in Lexington, Nebraska, where he worked in welding. On September 10th, 2005, Heath married Lori Reiss and the couple made their home at Eustis. Shortly after their marriage, Heath began work at the Peavey elevator in Cozad, Nebraska.
Heath enjoyed fishing and hunting. He had an affinity for working on cars, especially his dad's racecar. While he spent countless hours toiling over his cars and catching fish, Heath's true love was always his family. Many of the hobbies that he loved, were things that he loved to share with his children.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gene; paternal grandfather, Don Fletcher; and maternal grandparents, Wilbert, Sr. and Irene Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Lori Fletcher of Eustis; daughter, Cheyenne Fletcher of McCook; sons, Matthew Fletcher of McCook, Tregg Reiss of Eustis and Logan Purdy of Eustis; mother and step-father, Carol and Robin Runge of Culbertson; two brothers, Eric (DeAnna) Runge of Paxton, Nebraska, Alex Runge of Culbertson; two sisters, Naomi Fletcher of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tina (Mike) Williams of Moore, Oklahoma; grandparents, Doris Fletcher of Cambridge, Nebraska, Howard (Lila) Runge of Culbertson; mother and father-in-law, Dale (Bev) Cochrane of Eustis; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services were held Saturday, March 31st, 2012, at 11 a.m., at the Methodist Church in Eustis with Pastor Neil Kloppenborg officiating. Burial was in the East Cemetery at Eustis.
A memorial has been established in his memory. Condolences may be shared at berrymanfuneralhome.com.
Berryman Funeral Home in Cozad was in charge of arrangements.