Obituary for George E. Fisher Jr.

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George E. Fisher Jr.

November 3, 1948 - February 25, 2017

George E. Fisher, Jr., age 68, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Brown County.

George was born November 3, 1948 in Indianapolis to the late George E. and Margaret M. (Lehr) Fisher Sr. He was a 1967 graduate of Monrovia High School and went on to receive a degree from ITT Technical Institute. He married Wilma L. “Willie” (Swinyar) Fisher on March 1, 1980 in Brown County.  She preceded him in death on June 25, 2008 after 28 loving years of marriage.

George retired in 2010 after 36 years of service as a Licensed Plumber for Paul E. Smith Company in Indianapolis. He was a lifetime member of the North American Fishing Club and Bass Magazine. George enjoyed fishing, reading and tending to both his yard and garden. He was often involved in doing handyman work for others and considered himself a ‘shade tree’ mechanic. George was an avid NASCAR fan, with Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. being his favorite drivers. He loved the thrill of a good race.

George is survived by two sons: Brett J. (Regina) Fisher of Franklin and Bradley James (Donna) Fisher of Brown County; step-daughters: Bobbie (Jerry) Castner of Port Richey, FL and Brenda (George) Knoch of Lamar, Missouri; four brothers: Ralph (Linda) M. Fisher of Monrovia, Robert (Mica) L. Fisher of Chicago, IL, Marion Hayden Fisher of Martinsville & William (Becky) H. Fisher of Mooresville; eleven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his parents, wife Wilma and stepdaughter: Bonnie Smitherman.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made to the Fisher family at

Information: (812) 597-4670



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Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Memorial Information

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: November 3, 1948
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Jerry Castner posted on 3/2/17

To George's brothers. George was the best father in law you could ask for. We did a lot together from boat rebuilding to fishing and building. I always enjoyed any time that I got to spend with George. And your dad Big George. To Brett, Brad and Brenda. He will be missed greatly. George was another of my rocks. A stable secure person you could count on. I was so trying to get things set up here so I could try to convince him to come down and fish with me. Guess I don't need to build that father in law quarters now. I love you guys too so carry on. Jerry,


Terresa Branham posted on 2/28/17

Brad, Donna, & Family, My prayers and sympathies are with you during this time. "To everything there is a season...."


Nikki posted on 2/28/17

I love you poppy and miss you so much! Please help us all through Saturday as we say our final goodbyes.