Maple Hill Funeral Home
3300 Shawnee Drive
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 831-3345
More Obituaries for RAYMOND FISHER
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?


1922 - 2014 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Raymond Fisher, 91, passed away April 30, 2014 at A New Day at Home after a life well lived. He was surrounded by his loving family. Ray was born on June 4, 1922 in Kansas City, KS, to William and Margaret Fisher. He graduated from Rosedale High and earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree from Finlay Engineering College. He served as Sergeant in the Army Signal Corps from 1942-1946, serving time in the Philippines. He married the love of his life, Mary Alyce Church, September 18, 1943 and had three sons, Stephen, Robert, and Jeffrey. He became a member of the IBEW in 1947 and worked with his stepfather, the late Charles Bachman, at the Bachman Electric Company. He started R.F. Fisher Electric Company in 1965, which he built into a successful company. He was a respected member of the National Electrical Contractors Association and served as a director. He sold his business in 1988 and retired. He was a devoted member of Roanoke Presbyterian Church and served as trustee. Ray enjoyed spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks with his family. Preceding him in death were his parents, his sister Winifred Runions, one step sister, two stepbrothers and his wife of 60 years. He is survived by his three devoted sons Stephen (Jim), Bob (Julie), and Jeff (Sherri); grandchildren Leslie White (Tom), Tyson, Jay (Brenda), Kristen, Lindsey, and Bennett; great granddaughter Addison; step grandchildren Connie, Tony and Krista; step- great grandson Zane. Visitation services will be at Maple Hill Funeral Home, Monday May 5 from 6-8pm. A Memorial service will be at 10 am Tuesday, May 6 at the former Roanoke Presbyterian Church, now Jacob's Well, 1617 W. 42nd St., Kansas City, MO. The family would like to thank the caring staff of A New Day at Home and Good Shepherd Hospice for the wonderful attention he received while in their care. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Cross-Lines Community Outreach 736 Shawnee Ave, Kansas City, KS 66105. Please visit Ray's memorial website at www.maplehillfuneralhome.com Maple Hill Funeral Home Cemetery. Family Owned Since 1945.
Published in Kansas City Star on May 4, 2014
Read More