Ronald Fisher

Ronald FisherRonald “Ron” Lindy Fisher, 89, of Beardstown died July 16, 2018, at Heritage Health in Beardstown.

He was born Sept. 14, 1928, in Sciota, a son of Riley Mervin and Gladys Marie Vaughn Fisher. He married Emma Schlueter on Sept. 24, 1950, in Arenzville. She survives.

Also surviving are two brothers, Norman (and Reba) Fisher of Beardstown and Richard Fisher of Summum; one sister, Judy Silsby of Beardstown; nieces and nephews; and Scott and Teresa Burget of Rushville, who were like son and daughter.

He was preceded in death by one half-brother, Riley Fisher Jr.

He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Beardstown. He was employed as a union construction laborer working on several area railroad bridges and the Oscar Mayer plant in Beardstown. He also operated a drainage pump station and worked for Critic Mills.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown with the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses officiating. Burial will be held at Ipava Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice, Heritage Health, Activity Fund or Beardstown Kingdom Hall.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/18/2018


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