William S. Fishback

William "Bill" Spencer Fishback

84, of Indianapolis, passed away on June 22, 2013. He was born on April 24, 1929 in Bloomington, IN to Edward L. and Georgia R. Fishback.

He worked at Allison's prior to serving in the Army during the KoreanWar as an interpreter, being assigned to the Pentagon and foreign correspondence in Italy. While in Italy, Bill was baptized in the Bay of Naples. After serving in the Army, he graduated as a proud Hoosier from Indiana University, receiving a Master's Degree in Education. He taught French at Arsenal Technical and Arlington High Schools, retiring as Head of the Foreign Language Department. He was a member of the Prospect Lodge No. 714 F.&A.M. and the Scottish Rite.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Edward (Barbara) Fishback.

He is survived by his brother, Richard L. Fishback; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 in G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home , 5141 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis. Additional visitation will be held on Friday, June 28 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

William will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at: http://www.ghherrmann.com

Funeral Home

G H Herrmann Funeral Home
5141 Madison Ave Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 787-7211

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on June 25, 2013