Joseph Pletcher
ARLINGTON -- Joseph "Joe" Corwin Pletcher, 45, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Arlington. Memorial service: 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, the Rev. Bobby Bridges officiating. Joe was born Aug. 5, 1967, in Tulsa, Okla., to Roger L. Pletcher and Carolyn Molloy Pletcher. He was raised in Richardson, Garland and Farmers Branch. Joe graduated from South Garland High School. He formerly worked at Fitz and Floyd and Cookworks. Joe was a member of First Baptist Church of Dallas and the Republican Party; he tithed faithfully to each. A resident of Arlington for the past three years, he enjoyed traveling, landscaping, yardwork, and old Hollywood movies. Joe was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Molloy Pletcher, in 1997; and a sister, LeeAnn Gowens, in 2012. Survivors: Father, Roger Pletcher; partner of 10 years, Joey Hoover; brother, Scott Pletcher and wife, Dawn; nephews, Michael and Jeremy Gowens; nieces, Mackenzie and Morgan Pletcher; his beloved dogs, Mandi and Allie; and a host of friends.

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  1. Remembering a lifetime with a special cousin. Oh the fun we had with Joe. Christmas was so special to him. We always took time to drive around Tulsa and look at the lights. I will miss his wonderful laugh. Prayers to all.

  2. Joe, Tom & I didn’t get to know you as well as we would have liked to, we will never forget your kindness and understanding when our little Isabella got out last Labor Day, we will never forget how caring you were and how you & Joey spent several hours with us that night looking all over the neighbor hood for her with us. We will always have a special place in our heart for you. We will miss you.

    Joe, a very special neighbor, Tom & I didn’t get to know you as well as we would have liked to, but we will always remember how caring you were when our little Isabella got out last Labor Day and you & Joey spent a long night with us driving all over the neighborhood looking for her. Your efforts will never be forgotten. There will always be a special place in our hearts for you.

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