William J. Fisher
William J. Fisher
  • October 5, 1928 - October 11, 2017
  • Zanesville, Indiana

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William J. "Bill" Fisher, 89 of Ossian and formerly of Zanesville passed away at 10:47 pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center. Bill was a 1947 graduate of Roanoke High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952 - 1954 in the 432nd Engineer Battalion, building roads, bridges and electrical work in Germany and France. He had worked at C & N Plating in Roanoke, the Royal Lace Paper Company Standard Packaging and Lewis & Christen Office Supplies. He was a member of Cornerstone Christian Missionary Alliance Church. Bill enjoyed bicycling and his dogs.

Bill was born on October 5, 1928 in Roanoke, the son of Ross and Alma (Hinen) Fisher.

He was united in marriage to Phyllis Ort on January 2, 1954 at the Waynedale Methodist Church. She preceded him in death on December 5, 2009.

Survivors include two sons: LeWayne (JaNean) Fisher of Providence, RI; Dean (Suzie) Fisher of Van Wert, OH; five daughters: Shelby (Larry) Folk of Markle, Mandy (Arnold "Tex") Mauger of Ossian, Nettie (Bob) Park of Uniondale, Katrina (Mike) Farley of Middletown, Regene (Michael) Reynolds of Texas; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and infant brother and two sisters: Faye Troup and Rose Hatton.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street, Markle, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel.

Interment will be at the Hoverstock Cemetery in Zanesville.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made out to Heart to Heart Hospice in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.