James E. Fetters Jr., 76, of Fishers, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in a farming accident. He was born on May 14, 1944 to the late James and Gertrude (Allen) Fetters in Columbus, Ohio.
Jim was a 1962 graduate of Fishers High School. After graduation, he found his lifelong passion of farming. A few years later, he began his career in law enforcement. He retired as a lieutenant on the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department after 35 years of service. He was instrumental in establishing and managing K-9 Police Officers in all of Hamilton County. Together with his wife of 55 years, they raised four children and were graced with 11 grandchildren.
He is survived by his best friend and beloved wife, Glenna (Woods) Fetters; children, Jeff (Kristine) Fetters, Andrea Bilsland, Danielle Fetters Thompson, and Brad (Erin) Fetters; grandchildren (by age), Noah Bilsland, Mackenzie Vandagrifft, Hannah Bilsland, Walker Fetters, Calvin Thompson, Marah Bilsland, Nolan Fetters, Cale Thompson, Natalie Fetters, Henry Fetters, and Nora Fetters; sister, Beverly (Gary) Reynolds; nieces, Lisa (Chris) Carnes, Heather (Ed) Flake; and nephew, Michel (Danette) Reynolds.
Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, February 12, 2021 at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road, in Fishers. Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Autism Community Connection (https://autismcc-in.org/) in honor of Jim's oldest grandchild, Noah Bilsland.