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William Robert Fisher, Jr.
  • November 22, 1924
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  • April 29, 2011

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  William Robert Fisher, Jr. LCDR-USNRet (1924 - 2011) - Aviator, golfer, fisherman, storyteller, graduate of the US Naval Academy (Class of 1948) and received his masters from the University of North Carolina – all words that describe Bill, but the words that best define him are husband and father. Family and friends walked with him, hand in hand, during his illness to his final breath on this earth. He stood up to his illness with strength, dignity, and humor and though his body could no longer fight, his spirit never gave an inch. Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Herdtfelder Fisher. They are blessed with four children, Jacqueline Dicks(Robert), Steven Fisher (Linda), Debra Fogg (Jay), and Patrick Fisher (Saundra) and twelve grandsons, Robert Dicks Jr, William Dicks, Ryan Vardeman, Kevin Fogg, Chris Fogg, Jonathan, Edward, Caelen, Colin, Kyle, Cameron, and Kody Fisher.  He proudly served his country in the Korean War and will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery; date to be announced.  Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach FL 32169 is in charge of arrangements.      In lieu of flowers , Memorial contribution may be made  to the Lung Cancer Alliance P.O. Box 630972 Baltimore, MD 21263-0972; www.lungcanceralliance.org/donate/ A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, May 5th at 6:00pm at Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society, Heritage Chapel.  1 North Causeway  New Smyrna Beach He proudly served his country in the Korean War and will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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  1. 05 May 2011
    Bill &Lori Beard says:
    Fisher family. A celebration of Bill..a father, a Christian and a family leader. Lori and I pray that you celebrate his walk into Heaven! Thank you for letting us be a small part of your healing. God Bless!

  2. 03 May 2011
    Teri Barwick-WI says:
    Libby, may there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten, and Bill was special. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Teri

  3. 02 May 2011
    Tom & Pati McMenemy says:
    Pati and I offer our condolences to you and your family. Dads and Grandpa are a very special part of a family and I’m sure you and your family will cherish the fond memories you had with yours.
    God Bless,
    Tom & Pati McMenemy

  4. 02 May 2011
    Brad & Priscilla Howick says:
    Pat, Saundra and all the Fisher family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers as you grieve the passing of your father and grandfather. One of the hardest things God asks us to do...say goodbye to those we Love and who nurtured us in life. May your journey of grief be gentle and may Spirit hold you close as you remember your father.

  5. 02 May 2011
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    Bill and Libby
    Bill and Libby

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