James "Jim" Fisher

  • Born: August 31, 1953
  • Died: October 8, 2021
  • Location: Stanley, North Carolina

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service

2916 Union Rd.
Gastonia, NC 28054

Tel. (704) 864-5144

Tribute & Message From The Family

Jim Fisher

Stanley - James "Jim" Edward Fisher, 68, of Stanley, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021.

He was born on August 31, 1953. He was the son of the late Edward and Katie VanDyke Fisher, in addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Rachel Fisher; his sister, Karen Hawkins and his brother, Johnny Fisher.

Mr. Fisher was a veteran of the United States Air Force where he proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. He was a wonderful loving man who was adored and respected by many. Many referred to him as "Papa Jim", he will be greatly missed.

Mr. Fisher is survived by his loving daughter, Nikki Mullis and husband Wes; two loving sons, Jeffrey Fisher and girlfriend, Rosa Roberts, Robert Fisher, and wife Amy; brother, Frank Fisher and wife Carolyn; 7 grandchildren, whom he adored, Blaine, Garrett, Josh, Andrew, Casey, Griffin, Memphis; 5 precious great-grandchildren, Everett, Magnolia, Brayden, Blaise, Ava.

The family will receive family and friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at New Life Baptist Church, 201 Oak Trail, Belmont, North Carolina with a Celebration of Life Graveside Service to follow at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery, 1508 Charles Raper Jonas Highway, Mt. Holly, North Carolina with Rev. Allen Foreman and Rev. Richard Smith officiating, with Military Honors provided by the United States Air Force and the Gaston County Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to be made to: New Life Baptist Church, 201 Oak Trail, Belmont, North Carolina 28012.

Online condolences may be made at: www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the Fisher family.

Please view the Memorial Tribute at the following link: http://videos.lifetributes.com/1168402

Condolence & Memory Journal

I’m so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. I Loved Jim. He was so special to me. I used to tell him he looked so much like my dad. He will always hold a special place in my heart. I Love You all. Dana VanDyke Lunsford

Posted by Dana VanDyke Lunsford - Mount Holly, NC - family   October 13, 2021

So sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathy.

Posted by Melody Mumbulo - Mount Holly, NC - Family Friend   October 12, 2021

Sorry for your loss. I remember Jimmy from school.

Posted by Dan Hyde - Mt. Holly, NC - Classmate   October 12, 2021


May you always be remembered. Rest in peace Papa Jim.

Posted by Brandi Pressley - acquaintance   October 12, 2021

I may have not known you personally, but through your nephew, and how well he describes you, I have so much respect, God has called you home, and I honor you Sir God bless and be wi th h the family sending my condolences

Posted by Alonzo Glover - Charlotte, NC - Coworker   October 12, 2021