Deacon Raymond H. Fisher, 84 of St. Augustine, Fla., transitioned into paradise July 13, 2012, at the Bailey Center for Caring. He was born Oct. 9, 1927, to the late Curtis and Elizabeth Fisher. His life was defined by being a diligent and loyal servant of the Lord. He was employed by the City of St. Augustine and Florida East Coast Hospital for many years. He retired for the St. Johns County Public School System after 25 years of dedicated service He was well-known for his extraordinary and inspirational singing which has touched the hearts of many around the world. He loyally served the country in the Korean War. He was also an extra in the movie "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"
He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Sybil Fisher; son, Kenneth Moore; daughters, Shirley Williams-Collins (Clint), Phyllis Mitchell (Nathaniel), Laura Fisher, Carolyn Fisher, Ramona Fisher-White (Tony) and Shauna Faison; 12 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; aunt, Bernice Fisher, Titusville, Fla., and three god-children.
A celebration of Deacon Fisher"s life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Mt. Moriah Christian Ministry, the Rev. Ronald Stafford, pastor, officiating. Visitation and viewing will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 23, 2012, Jacksonville National Cemetery.
Arrangement entrusted to Leo C. Chase & Son Funeral Home.