Captain Alfred James Fletcher
Surrounded by his loving family, Captain Alfred Fletcher, peacefully passed on June 7, 2016 at the age of 85, after a short battle with cancer.
Born in Campbell River, raised in Gibson’s, BC, he was an incredible jack of all trades.
Alfred spent most of his time on the ocean commercial fishing, and later as Captain of the Fisheries Research Vessel, the G.B. Reed.
He loved spending his free time with family and friends; building model boats, fishing, gardening, and traveling – both by motorhome and cruising.
Survived by the love of his life of 60 years, Elsie; children Judy (Bruce), Peter, Jeanette (Nick), Philip (Marlene); grandchildren Corey, Carla, Candice, Brandon, Chantal, Spencer, Vivian, John, Gracelyn, Steven, Jake; and three great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the
Kin Hut – 2730 Departure Bay Rd
Sunday, July 3 – Noon to 3pm