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Obituary: Jack Fetter, Columbus

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Knollwood Drive

Jack L. Fetter, 74, of Knollwood Drive, died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014 at his home.

Mr. Fetter was a Journeyman machinist at Reliance Electric Co. retiring in 2001 after 36 years of service, and he was the owner of Jack's Small Engine Repair.

He was a member and past president of union Local AFLCIO and he was a volunteer at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Jack was a NASCAR fan, he loved to help people, collected clocks and he enjoyed riding motorcycles.

The funeral service will be at noon Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Mark Powell officiating.

Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday.

Burial will be at Hawcreek Cemetery near Hope.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Fetter family at

Born in Hope June 10, 1939, Mr. Fetter was the son of William H. and Georgia A. Henuis Fetter.

He married Benita K. Smith November 22, 1975.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years; daughters, Debbie Fetter-Shelton of Coeburn, Va., Terri (Tony) Crowell of Ossian, and Alysa (Dale) Rich of Shelbyville; grandsons, Jason Church of Pearisburg, Va., and Jayden Rich of Shelbyville; a sister-in-law, Paula Fetter of Columbus; several nieces and nephews; and his cats, Bubby and Sissy.

Mr. Fetter was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William J. "Bill" Fetter.

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