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Richard Lee Fisher

Obituary for Richard Lee Fisher

November 15, 1930 - October 16, 2017
Aurora, Illinois | Age 86


Richard L. Fisher entered into his eternal home with the Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, October 16, 2017.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Velda L. Fisher of Aurora, IL; his 3 children, Kathleen (Fisher) Pearson and husband Bob Pearson of Fishers, Indiana, Brian Fisher and his wife Rose Fisher of Manchester, CT and Diana (Fisher) Phillips and her husband Daniel Phillips of Aurora, IL. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Kristen Phillips of Aurora, IL, C.J. Fisher of Manchester, CT, Melissa Chan and her husband Alan Chan of Plainfield, IL and Eric Rundquist of Oswego, IL. He is also survived by one great grandchild, Ethan Chan of Plainfield, IL and one sponsor son, Abraham Kandingu from the African country of Zambia. He also leaves behind 3 siblings; Margaret Jones of Peoria, IL, William Fisher of Lindale, Texas and Marilyn Washburn of Peoria, IL.
Richard was a veteran of the Korean War, was an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Aurora and The Gideons International. Richard Fisher was a teacher for 30 years, and retired in 1990 from West Aurora High School where he taught Industrial Arts and Driver's Education.
Visitation will be held Thursday, October 19 from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60506. Funeral Services will be held at The Healy Chapel in Aurora on Friday, October 20th at 11 a.m. with interment following services at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Gideons International, Aurora Camp 1202, P.O. Box 214, Aurora, IL 60507.


Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W. Hoff Rd.
Elwood, IL 60421

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Gideons International, Aurora Camp 1202, P.O. Bo 214, Aurora, IL 60507

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