Carl E. “Butch” Fisher, Jr.

August 06, 1945 ‒ August 25, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Carl E. “Butch” Fisher, Jr., 71, of Delaware, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

Carl was born on August 6, 1945 in Crestline, Ohio, son of the late Carl E. and Florence May (Robinson) Fisher, Sr.  Carl grew up in Crestline and was a 1964 Graduate of the Crestline Central High School.  Carl married Carol A. Mead on August 21, 1965 at Grace United Methodist Church.  In 1972, they moved to Delaware where Butch worked at The Nippert Co. for the next 35 years.  After his retirement, they moved to Charleston, SC,  where they lived for 7 years, returning to Delaware last year.  He was a longtime member of Grace United Methodist Church in Delaware.  He was also very involved with the Heart of Ohio Emmaus/Chrysalis Community, where he served many times on teams and every other form of service.  In his spare time, he enjoyed playing golf, poker and billiards.  He especially enjoyed his family, children and grandchildren, and was very active with the children as they were growing up.

Carl is survived by his loving wife, Carol, five children, Matthew (Rachelle Schwartz) Fisher of North Branch, MN, Christopher (Kelly) Fisher of Columbus, John Fisher of Columbus, Angela Fisher Clark of Delaware and Andrew (Kandy Bender) Fisher of Delaware; fifteen grandchildren, Jessica, Maegan, Kelsey, Skyler, Connor, Jayde, Brea, Brittany, Andrew, Alexys, Nicholas, Grace, John, Cierra and Mason; seven great grandchildren, Graham, Myles, Kaedan, Jaece, Kameron, Aubree and Cohen born hours before his great grandpa passed.  He also has  numerous nieces,  nephews,  cousins and extended family that all call him Dad and Grandpa.

In addition to his parents that have preceded him in death was one brother and two sisters.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 in the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, where Pastor Carl Schaefer and Pastor Harvey Cunningham will officiate.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home, just prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Heart of Ohio Emmaus and Chrysalis Community, c/o Tom Cotton, 5594 C.R. 101, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, Delaware, is honored to be serving the family of Carl “Butch” Fisher, Jr.

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  • To Andy,Kandy,Drew,Jayde,&Aubree my thoughts and prayers are with all of you and the rest of the Fisher Family.
    Donna L Mitchell

  • Our prayers and thoughts go out to Carol and the family. Lynne and I were in the class of 1964 and Carl and I were also confirmed together. Even though we had not seen each other but a few times since school, it was fun keeping in touch on facebook, I will miss hearing about the family, please keep in touch.

  • I was a classmate of Carl and a member of the 1964 graduating class. I shot many a game of pool with Carl at Chief’s pool hall in Crestline. Our prayers are with him and his family in your trying times. I had lost contact with him and enjoyed seeing his post’s in Facebook. Prayers

  • I enjoyed seeing and serving with Butch at Emmaus Gatherings and Walks for many years, including his final one. I’m gonna miss that guy.

  • Carol and family,

    So sorry to hear of Butch’s passing! We loved his sweet heart and sense of humor at Emmaus events. His giving and caring spirit was obvious in the way he jumped in wherever he saw a need be it setting up, serving food, encouraging a new pilgrim, or anything else to make the walk special!

    Kelly Goff Castle
    HOO Emmaus Women’s Walk #20
    Table of Anna

  • Carol and family,
    My prayers are with you. May the days ahead be filled with only good memories. deColores, Evelyn Winter

  • To Carol and family – My prayers are with you all in this time of death. But in death there is certain hopes of resurrection. May God open your eyes to see the beauty that Butch brought to his church family and Emmaus community.

    i will remember him fondly.

  • My heart pours out for the family and I pray someday the tears of sorrow turn into tears of joy at the day you are reunited in the presence of our Lord and Savior. May God be with you all and give you comfort at this difficult time of mourning the loss of a great father, husband, grandpa and friend. I had the pleasure to meet him at the Children’s Christmas party last year and his kind heart rose to the occasion by helping me clean up the breakfast aftermath. I am sure he will be deeply missed and may his precious memories forever fill your hearts and minds. God Bless!

  • To Butch’s family: I also was a classmate of Butch from elementary school to high school. I enjoyed his Facebook postings. He had a heart of gold thru school and I know that God and the angels will put him to work bringing Joy and Happiness to all. RIP

  • Our deepest sympathies to Carol and extended family, and friends. Butch is missed.
    Nancy (Mead) London