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John W. Fisher

August 6, 1932 February 16, 2018
John W. Fisher
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Obituary for John W. Fisher

ROSEDALE-John W. Fisher, 85, of Rosedale, Indiana passed away at 1:00 am Friday, February 16, 2018 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

He retired from Hercules with 20 years of service and was a lifelong farmer. He was also involved with the construction/building of Alcan Aluminum.

He was born August 6, 1932 in Hillsdale, Indiana to the late Daniel Warren Fisher and Floy Jean Richards Fisher.

His wife of 60 years, Mary Evelyn Chaney Fisher whom he married July 3, 1953 in Mecca passed January 26, 2014. Survivors include two grandchildren, Melissa (John) Boyd of Terre Haute and Scott Westerman of Rosedale; special buddy, Wendy Maris of Rosedale; one brother, Wayne (Mary Jo) Fisher of Marshall; two sisters, Audrey Wilhite and Phyllis Fisher both of Rockville; five great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Cantrell, Brode and Carter Boyd, Harlie and Derek Westerman.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Teresa Westerman on April 28, 2014, three brothers and two sisters.

He was a graduate of Mecca High School and was an Army veteran of the Korean War serving from 1951-1953. He was a member of the Rosedale Baptist Church, Sycamore A’s, Special interest car club and the Moose lodge of Terre Haute. He was the last living injured survivor of the Home Packing Company explosion that occurred on January 2, 1963.

Services will be 2:00 pm Monday, February 19, at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, 287 N. Main Street, Rosedale with the Rev. Randy McPike officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Terre Haute. Visitation is noon until 2:00 pm Monday.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS or to any local law enforcement agency.

Online condolences may be shared at www.goochfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Monday

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Feb

12:00 PM 2/19/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/19/2018 2:00:00 PM
Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home

287 N. Main Street
Rosedale, IN 47874

Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home
287 N. Main Street Rosedale 47874 IN
United States

Service

Monday

19

Feb

2:00 PM 2/19/2018 2:00:00 PM
Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home

287 N. Main Street
Rosedale, IN 47874

Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home
287 N. Main Street Rosedale 47874 IN
United States
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