BOWLING GREEN - James "Jim" Fisher, 63, of Bowling Green, went to heaven on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013.
He was born in Wapakoneta to the late Clem and Hilda (Eisert) Fisher. Jim married Paulette Hemmert on Aug. 22, 1970, in Botkins, and she survives in Bowling Green. Also surviving are his three children, Bryan Fisher, of Orlando, Fla., Kelley (Ryan) Codispoti, of Columbus, and Nichole (Aaron) Rehrer, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a granddaughter, Nina; three brothers, Kenny, of Botkins, Steve, of Spencerville and Larry Fisher, of Wapakoneta; and two sisters, Carolyn King and Marilyn Platfoot, both of Botkins.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Fisher.
Jim was a sales representative for the CST Co. out of Louisville, Ky. He was member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green where he served on the board, was an usher, and was a first-degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan and enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and fishing up at Lake Erie. Jim was very family-oriented, he enjoyed going to his children's sporting events, where he volunteered by coaching their team. Jim also was known for his smile and his unique sense of humor. He loved to karaoke and golf. Jim will be deeply missed by all who knew him especially the fond memories he gave to everyone around him.
Visitation for Jim will be on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, from 1 to 5 p.m. with a Knights of Columbus Memorial Service followed by a Scripture Service at 4:30 p.m. in the Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1460 W. Wooster St., P.O. Box 648 Bowling Green.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 S. Enterprise Road, Bowling Green. Interment with military honors will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Bowling Green.
Memorial Contributions in Jim's honor may be made to Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, 151 N. Michigan St. Suite 200, Toledo, OH 43604, Home Away from Home at St. Vincent's Medical Center, 2213 Cherry St., Toledo, OH 43608 or to the St. Aloysius Capital Fund, 150 S. Enterprise Rd., Bowling Green, OH 43402.
Online condolences, as well as fond memories may be sent to the family by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.
Published in Sidney Daily News on Feb. 7, 2013