Edward H. Fisher, age 86, of Middletown, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Bowling Green with Pastor Jeffrey Dock officiating. Burial will be in the New Harmony Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green.
Mr. Fisher was born Jan. 6, 1928 in Eureka, Ill., the son of Adolf Hillrick Fisher and Frances Harmina Ekena Fisher. On March 15, 1953, in Roanoke, Ill. he married Helen Dolores Williams. She survives.
Also surviving are sons Jim Fisher and wife Jody of Middletown, David Fisher and wife Patty of Middletown, Mark Fisher and wife Joyce of Bowling Green; daughter Karen Schuckenbrock and husband Joseph of Louisiana; seven grandchildren, Catie Fisher, Jazmin Gac, Jordan Fisher and Andrew Fisher, Heath Fisher and Alexa Fisher, Matthew Schucken-brock and wife Jenn, and Meghan Schuckenbrock; great-grandchild Parker Grace Schuckenbrock; brothers Gene Fisher and wife Beverly of Washington, Ill. and Roger Fisher and wife Karla of LaCrosse, Wisc.; and step-sister Ilona McDonough of Morton, Ill.
Mr. Fisher served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He belonged to Pike Pork Producers and served on the Pike County Extension Council. Edward also served on the Board of Directors for Service and Supply Co-op, REA and U.S. Bank. He was a 4-H project leader and enjoyed raising cattle, gardening, travel, playing cards, fishing, and camping. Edward was recognized as a Master Pork Producer by the Missouri Pork Association and was a charter member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, where he served in numerous capacities.
Serving as pallbearers will be Andrew Fisher, Heath Fisher, Matthew Schucken-brock, Danny Fisher, Paul Fisher, Don Reading, and Ken McCarthy. Honorary pallbearers will be Catie Fisher, Jazmin Gac, Jordan Fisher, Alexa Fisher, and Meghan Schuckenbrock.
Memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.