Nicholas Fletcher Folger, 68, of Marietta, passed away at 3:06 a.m. on Monday (Nov. 5, 2012) at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. He was born on March 18, 1944, in Marietta, a son of Wilfred Fletcher and Freida Heddleston Folger.
Nick was a graduate of Marietta High School in 1964 and was employed by Goodwill, WASCO, retiring in 2006. He was a member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, collecting fishing rods and making lures and was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan. He helped his dad raise show chickens. Nick loved his family and being with them at all events.
He is survived by his sister, Melanie Folger (Randy) Greene of Belpre; nephews, Adam (Sherri) Greene of Washington, W.Va., and Nathan (Jessica) Greene of Avon Lake, Ohio; great-nephew, Ethan Randall Greene of Washington, W.Va.; and several cousins.
A very special thank you to the HAVAR staff for its compassionate care of Nick. Memorial contributions are requested to HAVAR, 416 Third St., Marietta, Ohio, 45750.
Graveside services will be held on Friday (Nov. 9) at 1:30 p.m. at New Matamoras Cemetery with Pastor Chad Mugrage officiating. Friends may call on Friday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.