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William A. "Bill" Fisher, 76, of Washington, passed away Wednesday at noon at Prairie Village Nursing and Rehabilitation in Washington.
He was born Oct. 3, 1940, in Vincennes, to Virgil A. and Virginia (Fox) Fisher. He attended Vincennes Community Schools. He retired from Glendale Boat Rental, where he owned and operated the business.
He was a member of the American Legion Men's Auxiliary. He loved fishing and playing cards.
He is survived by two sons, Arnie (Lourdes) Fisher and Andy Fisher, both of Sierra Vista, Arizona; stepsons Dennis Elmore of Texas and Shannon (Denise) Rodgers of Washington; stepdaughter Earlene Hedrick of Washington; seven grandchildren, Josh (Jennifer) Gregory of Syracuse, Utah, Alyson (Emanuel) Stoll of Elnora, Audrey Rodgers of Washington, Heath Hedrick of Washington, Katie Hedrick of Washington, Victoria (Jarel) Campbell of Charlotte, North Carolina, Benjamin (Tracy) Fisher of Sierra Vista, Arizona; four great-grandchildren, William Gregory, William Campbell, Makayla Fisher and Ben Fisher; a sister, Hazel Bilskie of Vincennes; and his buddy, Jerry Johnson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline (Gray) Fisher, whom he married April 7, 1979, on Oct. 3, 2013; his parents, Virgil A. Fisher and Virginia (Fox) Ash; stepfather Oral "Ernie" Ash; and sister Ida Mae Wheatley.
Memorial donations may be given to Good Samaritan Hospice,
520 S. Seventh St., Vincennes, IN 47591-1038
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com
Published on January 5, 2017
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