James R. Fletcher, Sr., age 79, peacefully passed away at home on Thursday September 22, 2022.\n \nJames was born and raised in Philadelphia and resided primarily in the Port Richmond section of the city. He was a hard worker who always made sure to provide for his family. An Electrician by trade, he worked in multiple factories throughout his career. He enjoyed rooting for the Philadelphia sports teams and spending time with his grandchildren. He had a magnetic personality and always knew how to make you laugh. \n \nJames was preceded in death by his wife Marlene and his parents Leonard and Beatrice Fletcher. He is survived by his beloved daughter Kimberlee Fletcher (Shawn Gallagher); loving sons James Fletcher Jr and Robert Fletcher Sr. and his devoted grandchildren Robbie Fletcher, Jr., Shawn Gallagher, Jr., Steven Gallagher, Anthony Fletcher, James Fletcher, Jennifer Gallagher, and Christopher Gallagher. \n \nRelatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Tuesday September 27, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon at T.J. Fluehr Funeral Home, 11010 Knights Rd. Phila. Religious Service 12 Noon. James’ burial will take place at Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, on Wednesday September 28, 2022 at 1:00 PM.\n \nTo share a memory of James, please visit www.tjfluehr.com\n\nFlorists, all deliveries must arrive at the funeral home on Monday by 3:00 PM.