Funeral service for Mr. Roy E. Fisher age 67, of Fayetteville will be conducted at South Haven Christian Church in Valparaiso, Indiana. Mr. Fisher passed away Sunday morning at Lincoln Medical Center.
A native of West Virginia, the son of the late Charles and Eileen Kelly Fisher, was retired from Bethlehem Steel, was in the Navy serving in Barbados, was a preacher at Portage Christian Church in Portage, Indiana, preached at ICF in Honduras where he was a missionary for six years, and a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife Mrs. Maxine Fisher of Fayetteville, sons Jonathan Fisher and David Fisher of Fayetteville, daughters Raunda Andrews and husband Martin and Rachel Fisher both of Valparaiso, IN, grandchildren Derek and Danyelle Andrews, Aidan Collins, and Elijah, Aris, and Andrew Fisher,sisters Vicky Ficken and husband Robert, and Dorothy Martyka and husband Edward both of Lake Station, IN. brothers Roger Fisher and wife Hilda of Portage, IN and Michael Fisher and wife Sandy of Hobert, IN and sister in law Linda Fisher of West Virginia,and several nieces and nephews. Mr Fisher was preceded in death by a son Roy Fisher Jr, wife Minnie V. Fisher, brothers Jimmy Don Fisher, Edwin Blair Fisher, and Charles “Sonny” Fisher and sister Janet Archer.
Roy had a heart for studying the Bible and for teaching others. He loved the people in Honduras, especially the children. Roy loved playing with his grandchildren and he adored his children.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday evening from 5-7 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.