William Fisher

October 5, 1928October 11, 2017

William J. “Bill” Fisher, 89 of Ossian and formerly of Zanesville passed away at 10:47 pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center. Bill was a 1947 graduate of Roanoke High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952 - 1954 in the 432nd Engineer Battalion, building roads, bridges and electrical work in Germany and France. He had worked at C & N Plating in Roanoke, the Royal Lace Paper Company Standard Packaging and Lewis & Christen Office Supplies. He was a member of Cornerstone Christian Missionary Alliance Church. Bill enjoyed bicycling and his dogs.

Bill was born on October 5, 1928 in Roanoke, the son of Ross and Alma (Hinen) Fisher.

He was united in marriage to Phyllis Ort on January 2, 1954 at the Waynedale Methodist Church. She preceded him in death on December 5, 2009.

Survivors include two sons: LeWayne (JaNean) Fisher of Providence, RI; 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, Regene (Michael) Reynolds of Texas; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and infant brother and two sisters: Faye Troup and Rose Hatton.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street, Markle, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel.

Interment will be at the Hoverstock Cemetery in Zanesville.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made out to Heart to Heart Hospice in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.


  • Visitation Friday, October 13, 2017
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 14, 2017

William Fisher

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Bruce Myers

October 13, 2017

Shelby & Mandy,
Want you to know I a thinking about the Fisher family during this difficult time. My thought and prayers are with you all. I regret I will not be able to make it over for the visitation. I've you all for a long time.

Pamela Babcock

October 13, 2017

So sorry for the passing of your father.
Peace and God's love to you all.

Lynn and Susan Ealing

October 13, 2017

Sorry for your loss. Will keep you all in our prayers.

Karan Clark

October 13, 2017

You all have my deepest sympathy..

Charlotte Yencer

October 12, 2017

Hugs and Kisses to all. I know your Dad will be missed by all. But you will always have your memories. He will always be in your heart. He is now in a much better place with our Lord and Savior. May God wrap his loving arms around this lovely family. You are in my prayers.