Fisher, Herbert Leroy "Herb", - 78, of Mays Landing, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. "Herb" as he was affectionately known was born and raised in Atlantic City, where he attended the local public schools. He graduated from Atlantic City High School and received a Bachelor's from Stockton State College. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and received a Purple Heart. Herb worked as a Youth Counselor and Job Developer for Atlantic Human Resources, Inc. Herb continued his work in the social service field working for Atlantic City's Recreation Department and as a substitute teacher for the Atlantic City Board of Education. He was one of the original organizers of the Greater Atlantic City Youth Association/Dolphins Football, he was inspired to continue to reach out and mentor the youth, counsel young adults and be a caregiver when the opportunity arose. He was also influential in establishing local ministries. He was the administrator of Friendship Outreach Ministries, a board member and treasurer of the Neighborhood Life Center, a subsidiary of CWCW Ministries. Herb was a day one employee at the Borgata where he worked until his retirement in 2018. He is predeceased by: his parents, Eunice and Leroy Fisher; brother, Robert Fisher and brother-in-law, Tyrone Williams. Herb is survived by: his siblings, Howard Fisher, Arnold Fisher, Patricia Williams, Lovie Gooding, Veronica Fisher and Octavia Napier (Norman); a special friend, Helen Shepperson; adopted son and caregiver, Lamar Fisher (Dana); and a host of other family members and friends. Funeral services will be Noon, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, Cathedral Grace Family Church, 3901 Filbert Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey, where friends may call from 11AM. Interment to follow in Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor, New Jersey. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com
Published by The Press of Atlantic City on Jul. 22, 2021.