Wiliam J. 'Bill' Fisher

William J. “Bill” Fisher, 89, of Ossian, IN, and a former resident of Zanesville, IN, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at 10:47 p.m. at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Fisher was a 1947 graduate of Roanoke High School. From 1952 to 1954, he served in the United States Army’s 432nd Engineer Battalion, building roads, bridges and electrical systems in Germany and France.

He had worked at C&M Plating in Roanoke, Royal Lake Paper Company Standard Packaging and Lewis & Christen Office Supplies. He was a member of Cornerstone Christian Missionary Alliance Church.

He was born Oct. 5, 1928, in Roanoke to Ross and Alma Hinen Fisher. He married Phyllis Ort on Jan. 2, 1954, at the Waynedale Methodist Church, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 5, 2009.

Survivors include two sons, LeWayne (JaNean) Fisher, of Providence, RI, and Dean (Suzie) Fisher, of Van Wert, OH; five daughters, Shelby (Larry) Folk, of Markle; Mandy (Arnold “Tex”) Mauger, of Ossian; Nettie (Bob) Park, of Uniondale; Katrina (Mike) Farley, of Middletown; and Regene (Michael) Reynolds, of Texas; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee St., Markle. A service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Hoverstock Cemetery, Zanesville.

Memorial gifts may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice in care of Myers funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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