On Wednesday, July 22, the Lord peacefully called home Ronald “Ron” Jay Fletcher, 78, at 7:03 p.m. He was born June 11, 1942 in Mason City to W.J and Irma (Dierker) Fletcher. He married his wife Bonnie (Whitehead) June 15, 1962 who survives. Ron was the proud father of two children, Becky (Greg) Johnson of Mason City and Jeff (Beth) Fletcher of Rolla, MO. During his lifetime, he was blessed with six grandchildren: Sarah Johnson, Amy (Mike) McDaniel, Jenny (Chris) Harness, Adam Johnson, Brittany (Chris Bramel) Fletcher, and Nicole (Colyn) Etherton. He was over-joyed to welcome four great-children into his family: Cameron, Bailey, and Fletcher McDaniel and Ryder Bramel. Ron is survived by five of his six siblings: Erma Jean Diers and Danny (Cindy) Fletcher of Mason City, Larry (Linda) Fletcher and Penny (Eric) Claypool of Greenview, and Mark (Leesa) Fletcher of Williamsville. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Brian Ingersoll of Mason City. Preceding him in death were his parents, his sister Connie Ingersoll, and his brother-in-law Bob Diers. Ron was an avid sports fan, especially of auto racing and Cubs baseball. He was a passionate lover of any and all game shows. But his favorite pastime was spending time with his family with whom he played many games of cards. In his career, Ron spent thirty years working at Caterpillar and until his retirement, he spent twenty years working at Hull Brother’s Trucking. Ron was a beloved husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, and friend. He will be greatly missed by those who loved him. His memory shall live on in the heart’s of his family and friends. Ron will be laid to rest Monday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m with a graveside service. He was a member of the Mason City Christian Church and the family asks that any memorial donations be made to the Mason City Christian Church Building Fund or the American Lung Association. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City is in charge of the arrangements.