Mr. William Fisher Sr., 89, of 1426 Talley Ave., Petersburg, departed this life on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his residence.
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Mr. Fisher was born on Nov. 6, 1922, to the late Dunn and Adelle Robertson.
Professionally, he was a veteran of the United States Army and worked as a machine operator for Brown & Williamson.
Mr. Fisher was a member of Rocky Branch Baptist Church, Sutherland.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Winbush Fisher; brothers, Bernard, Johnny and Pete Fisher.
Surviving are: son, William O. Fisher Jr. (Phyllis) of Petersburg; daughter, Carolyn F. Branch (Ernest) of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Bernice W. Myrick (Garland), Elsie Clark and Mattie Fisher, all of Petersburg; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at the chapel of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. John Winbush officiating. Interment will follow in Dinwiddie Memorial Park, Dinwiddie.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg. For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit us at www.blandenterprisesinc.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from August 1 to August 3, 2012