Carl W. Fish

September 12, 1918 ‒ April 06, 2011

Radnor, Ohio

Carl W. Fish, age 92 of Radnor passed away April 6th while at Grady Memorial Hospital. He was born September 12, 1918 in Gladwin, MI to Emil and Ethel Bevis Fish. He graduated from York High School in 1936. He then joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and was honorably discharged in 1937. Carl married Vera Meddles in 1940 and settled in the Radnor community. He became a member of the Radnor Baptist Church and served many years on its Board of Deacons. He enjoyed square dancing, gardening, playing cards, and never missed the Richwood Fair. He could always be found observing the livestock judging and the tractor pulls. Carl also was a member of the Radnor Grange, serving as its last and longest Master. Carl also enjoyed working in the sausage tent at the Delaware County Fair. He later affiliated with the Radnor United Church of Christ and served many years on their Board of Deacons as well. Carl taught the adult Sunday School class, was a supporter and member of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, and was widely known for his sense of humor. He is survived by his 3 daughters Linda (Woodrow) Tharp of Marion, Carole (Richard) Lee of Auborndale, FL, Lana Shoemaker of Winterhaven FL; and a son Robert “Bob” (Sandy) of Radnor. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren Angela, Tamara, Jill, Timothy, Amy, Chris, Kerri, Tyler, and Kyle; 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren also survive; 2 sisters Mildred Shoup of Missouri and Dortha Miller of Marion; and a brother Dick of Waterville. Carl is also survived by his close friend Polly Miller. He was preceded in death by his wife Vera, a son Ricky, 2 brothers and a sister. Friends will be received at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, 1510 W. William St., Delaware on Wednesday from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 AM in the Radnor United Church of Christ with interment to follow at Claibourne Cemetery. It is suggested that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society and those who wish, may express condolences or share a memory by visiting