LaMar Dale Fisher
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LaMar passed away February 10, 2014. He was born September 14, 1922 in DeKalb County, Indiana, the son of Wavel and Edith (Ball) Fisher. A World War II veteran, he proudly served his country in the United States Army, LaMar was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 422, Delton, a life member of DAV, and a member of the American Legion Post 484, Hickory Corners. A diehard Detroit Tiger fan, LaMar enjoyed fishing and going to the casino. LaMar was an avid bowler, starting in 1951 and bowling two days a week until age 90, with an average of 160. On January 3, 1946, LaMar married the former Myrtle Edick, she preceded him in death on April 27, 2006.
LaMar is survived by a son: Bernard (Linda) Fisher of Dowling, daughters: Connie (Andrew) Keeler and Bonnie (Rodney) Esseltine, both of Delton, a brother: Lloyd (Joyce) Fisher, of Florida, sisters: Verola Mills of Hastings and Treva Kenyon of Battle Creek, five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. LaMar was also preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Wilver and Donovan Fisher, a sister: LaVetea and a grandson: Kevin Fisher.
A graveside service with full military honors will take place Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Barry Community Hospice will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to leave a condolence message for LaMar's family
Williams-Gores Funeral Home
133 East Orchard Street
Delton, MI 49046
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 11, 2014