Wendell M. Fisher
October 29, 1940 ‒ November 23, 2016
Wendell M. Fisher, 76, of Delaware, passed away Wednesday morning, November 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born at home on October 29, 1940 in Westerville, Ohio to the late Cecil D. and Mary Ellen (Richardson) Fisher. He attended Elm Valley High School.
Wendell worked for the Sunray Stove Company (Glenwood Range) for 15 years. He began his own business while still employed at Sunray, eventually leaving to operate Fisher’s Tree Service full time. He has been in business in the Delaware and surrounding counties for the past 56 years. His son’s began working for him at an early age, and his business continues to this day.
Wendell was strong willed, quick witted and generous. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting pool in his earlier years. Later in life, he could be found at one of his favorite local restaurants, talking with friends.
Wendell is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline (James) Harmony; three sons, Kevin (Katie Meyer) Fisher, Troy Fisher and Justin Fisher; six grandchildren, Joshua (Lyndsy) Harmony, Brandon (Nikki) Harmony, Tara (Evan) Pitts, Krystal Fisher, Troy Fisher Jr., and Avery Fisher; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Keith (Marti) Fisher and Jeff (Beth) Fisher; special friend/caregiver, Roger Smith; nieces, nephews and numerous other friends.
In addition to his parents, Wendell was also preceded in death by his brother Bradley Fisher and sister-in-law Emily (Jean) Fisher.
The family will receive friends on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 5 – 8 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10:30 am. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery in Kilbourne.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Delaware for their amazing care during this difficult time and request contributions in Wendell’s memory be made to OhioHealth Hospice, 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, OH 43015.
A special thanks also to Tony DiPietro for providing the meal for after the funeral services.
The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Fisher family.
To share a fond memory of Wendell or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com