Luther Fleming, Jr.
Luther Fleming, Jr., 84, of Pittstown, Alexandria Township, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township, NJ.
Born June 14, 1939 in Mt. Pleasant, NJ, Luther lived in Quakertown, NJ, and Pittstown, NJ, before settling in Alexandria Township, in the early 1970’s. He served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. Luther worked at the Riegel Paper Corp. in Milford, NJ for over 40 years. He was an avid racing fan, which was a passion he shared with his brother Bob and nephew Larry. Luther spent decades going to Super Dirt week with his close buddies. Their set up was the envy of all campers. Luther could be found reading a racing magazine at most anytime. Sundays involved watching Nascar. Luther, was the constant joke teller and if he wasn't sitting in his recliner, you would find him in his garage, or sitting under his tree. Luther was always creating and manufacturing some gadget. Luther was a member of the Frenchtown American Legion Fidelity Post 113.
Son of the late Luther Fleming, Sr. and Ida (Dufficy) Fleming, Luther is survived by his son Carmen Bishop and his wife Christy, his brother Robert Fleming, his sister Betty Anderson and her husband William, his grandson Todd Lehman, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Joyce (Bishop) Fleming in 2020, his daughter Karen Fleming, and his sister Dorothy Erwin.
The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 from 5-7 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ. Funeral services will follow at 7 PM with Reverend Robert McIntyre officiating. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Hunterdon County, 5 Walter E. Foran Blvd., Suite 2006, Flemington, NJ 08822.