Hershel Fisher

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Hershel C. "Rick" Fisher, 59

Hershel C. "Rick" Fisher, 59, of Rensselaer passed away Friday, November 23, 2012, at the Rensselaer Care Center. Rick was born in Kankakee, Ill. on April 14, 1953, the son of Hershel C. Fisher and Mary (Conard) Fisher.

A resident of Rensselaer since 1976, Rick had been an electrician with U.S. Steel, the owner of Fisher's Grocery in rural Rensselaer and a school bus driver for Kankakee Valley Schools. He was a 1971 graduate of North Newton High School. Rick was a member of the Parr Baptist Church where he served as Deacon. He loved to cook and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

On July 28, 1972, in Celina, Tenn. Rick married Christy Osburn who survives.

Surviving with his loving wife Christy are two children, Sonya (husband: Jeff) Hayes and Eric Fisher, both of Wheatfield; four grandchildren, Riley Fisher, Colin Hayes, Madison Fisher and Genna Hayes; his mother, Mary Fisher, Rensselaer; one brother, Melvin (wife: Patti) Fisher, Rensselaer; three sisters, Pam (husband: Duane) Nelson, Rensselaer, Brenda (husband: Jim) Whitlow, Elkhart, and Melody (husband: Jerry) Andruch, Lowell and twelve nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, one brother and one nephew.

Friends may call at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer on Monday, November 26, 2012 from 2 to 7 p.m. CST. Funeral services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. CST at the Jackson Funeral Chapel; Pastor Randy Gann officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Parr Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.jacksonfuneral.com.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26, 2012
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