Dr. Michael Davidson Fisher
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Dr. Michael Davidson Fisher, Professor Emeritus at South Georgia College, died Friday, November 09, 2012, at his home in Douglas, Georgia after a 32 month struggle with cancer. He was born January 6, 1953 in Fort Worth, Texas. He grew up a "Navy Brat" and lived all over the world following dad's Navy career. He graduated from Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, then he attended Louisiana Tech University. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Centenary College, a Master's degree from Baylor University, and his Ph.D. from University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. He also attended Middlebury College in Vermont, and studied at the University of Paris in Paris, France, earning a Master's degree in Modern Languages. He taught in Angiers, France for one year. He taught at South Georgia College in Douglas, Georgia for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife, Dr. Lori Seward Fisher, father, Chaplain J. A. S. Fisher, stepmother Rosemary, sister Kelli Matthews and her husband, Andy Matthews, niece Stephani Matthews, nephews Jason Matthews and Joshua Matthews, great nephews Hunter Glass and Grayson Matthews, great niece Natalie Matthews, stepbrothers Phil Watts and Mark Watts, and step-niece Catie Williams, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins, all residents of Shreveport, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his mother Nell Fisher, and brother Jeffery Fisher.
A memorial service will be held in honor of his life at South Georgia College in Douglas, Georgia on November 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. A family memorial service locally is pending.
Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 11, 2012