- From Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.
- A fiddler who formed a band in 1945 called The Dismembered Tennesseans. They are still together. The band was made up of students from McCallie Private Boys School in Chattanooga. They have appeared on ABC-TV’s Peter Jennings Nightly News and were featured on the NBC Sunday Today Show.
- He is a very successful realtor by trade.
- 2013, recorded an album of fiddle tunes with banjo player Bill Evans called Fine Times At Fletcher’s House: Fiddle and Banjo Music from Lookout Mountain, Tennessee (Native and Fine).
- 2017, was presented with a “Distinguished Achievement Award” by the IBMA.
- 2017, passed away on Christmas Day at the age of 86.