Pastor Ralph K. Fletcher, Jr.
07/03/1943 - 01/07/2022
Pastor Ralph K. Fletcher, Jr. age 78 of La Crosse, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 7, 2022 in Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C. Ralph entered Southeastern Bible College to answer a calling to preach. He was a youth pastor in Florida, pastored Ebony Assembly of God Church in Ebony from 1972 until 1993, before founding and pastoring his current church family at Emmanuel Worship Center from 1994 until 2022. He had a heart for the Lord and lived by the words “Serving God by serving people”. He was a wonderful husband, Daddy and Papa, a God-loving Pastor, a family friend and led by example. Ralph was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He loved to fish, vacation at the beach and family time especially when the grandkids were around. Ralph is survived by his wife of fifty-six years Angela M. “Angie” Fletcher, three daughters; Cheryl F. Stephens (William), Gretchen F. Robinson (Bernard) and Faith F. Bowen (T.J.) all of South Hill, a son Pastor Jonathan O. Fletcher (Crystal) of Woodstock, Va. ten grandchildren; Makayla and Josh Stephens, Caleb, Adrienne and Cameron Robinson, Trista, Aaron and Chase Bowen, Jacob and Justin Fletcher, and his canine Yorkie, Leroy. He was predeceased by an infant daughter Deborah Marie Fletcher.
A celebration of Ralph’s life will be conducted in Emmanuel Worship Center at a later date, to be announced on this website. A register book will be available for signing at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory for family and friends. The family suggest Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Worship Center, P. O. Box 363, South Hill, Va. 23970. Online condolences may be sent through our website, www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Fletcher family.