Carl E. “Butch” Fisher, Jr.
August 06, 1945 ‒ August 25, 2016
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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