Thomas Wilmore Fisher, III
Cochran, GA- A memorial service for Thomas Wilmore Fisher, III, 72, of Cochran, who died Friday, April 25, 2014, will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home in Cochran, GA. Visitation will follow the service. Tom was born the son of Thomas W. Fisher, Jr. and Freida Wainright Fisher on May 28, 1941.
Tom graduated from Cochran High School class of 1959. He was a varsity member of the basketball team that won the 1959 State Class A Men's Basketball championship and attended Middle Georgia College. He was the former owner of Tom and Jerry's Package Store, Fisher Insurance Agency, a partner in T&W Services and a rural carrier for the Macon Telegraph. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, a Life Member of the National Wild Turkey Trail CC; and a member of the Georgia National Guard.
Tom was an avid hunter, outdoorsman and golfer. He coached Mighty Mite Football, was an accomplished trainer of bird dogs and an excellent cook.
He is survived by his wife, Joy Horne Fisher; three sons: Bill (Carrie), David (Tammy) and Tommy (LeighAnne); and five grandchildren: Cole, Lexi, Wil, Shepherd and Thomas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas W. Fisher, Jr. and Freida Wainwright Fisher and his sister, Deen Fisher Lucas.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either Trinity Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 294, Cochran, GA 31014 or The Georgia Chapter, Inc. NWTF, Memorial Fund, 3676 Christopher Drive, Macon, GA 31216.
Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Fisher Funeral Home
101 Dykes Street SW Cochran, GA 31014
Published in The Telegraph on Apr. 29, 2014