Charles V. Fisher (1926 - 2019)

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Chuck passed away peacefully on January 6, 2019 in Covington, Washington. He was born on December 18, 1926 in Bisbee, Arizona. His father was a miner, which required his family to move to numerous mining towns in the west, finally settling in Grass Valley, CA in 1939. Graduated in 1945 from Grass Valley High School where he was a Boys State Delegate. Later residing in North Highlands, Sacramento, and the state of Washington. Chuck was passionate about his religion, America, the preservation of the Constitution, and Karaoke singing. Until his passing he was considered the Karaoke King of Friday Harbor, WA. He was arguably the world's biggest San Francisco Giants fan since the team's move to California in 1958. He is a member of the "The Greatest Generation" and proudly donned his World War II Veteran hat. He began working as an accountant in 1957 at Cal Gas in Sacramento. He retired after 3 decades as an executive of the corporation. He later was self-employed as an IRS Enrolled Agent well into his 80s. The cornerstone of his life was his faith. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church both in Washington and California. He was also very active in his community. He was past president of the North Highlands Little League and served as president of the North Highlands Park and Recreation Board. Preceded in death by wife, Adria. Survived by children, Ken Fisher, Suzi Hook, Cyndee Broder, Mike Fortner, Bruce Fortner; sisters, Virginia Slate, Grace McCune, and Barbara Sena; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services will be held at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon on February 19, 2019 at 11:00am. A reception will follow at the American Legion Hall in Dixon. Our love for our father, grand-father, and great-grandfather is eternal.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 13, 2019
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