FLETCHER REED ANDREWS, JR., age 86, died March 9, son of the late Marguerite Jeavons and Fletcher Reed Andrews and brother of the late Jeanne Perkins (the late Tim). Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Cotesworth), for 63 years, they set an example for their children, Elizabeth "Beth" Haidet (Bud) of Ft. Myers, FL; Tracy Verma (Roop) of Oneonta, NY; Fletcher R. Andrews III (Kim Scott & Sophia) of Seattle, WA; and grandchildren, Andrew "Drew" Davis (Hilary Kula) of Oxford, OH; Arjun Verma of San Rafael, CA; Uma Verma of Oneonta, NY; and Gianna Andrews of Bozeman, MT.
Previously a student at University School, he was a 1948 graduate of Deerfield Academy and of Kenyon College in 1952 where he was a member of Alpha Delta Phi. Always upbeat and positive, he was a friend to all, beloved by his many relatives and friends near and far. He was still an active stockbroker and financial consultant. "Speedy Reedie" was a passionate amateur car racer for 52 years, winning many races and driver of the year awards. He was inducted into the NEOhio Sports Car Club of America Hall of Fame in 2014. He enjoyed tennis at the Cleveland Racquet Club, skiing, traveling, bridge, beaches, body surfing, and parties! Reed served on the Moreland Hills Council where he lived for 44 years.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in his name to Lawrence School, 1551 East Wallings Road, Broadview Heights, OH 44147; an organization of choice; or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2747 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44106 where Memorial Services will be held, Tuesday, April 28 at 2:30 pm. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT BROWN-FORWARD, 17022 CHAGRIN BLVD., SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH, MONDAY, APRIL 27, FROM 4-6 PM.
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