Ralph Edward Fisher, 95, of Fairland, passed away, Friday, August 19, 2022, at Waldron Health and Rehab in Waldron.
He was born September 2, 1926, in Acton, the son of George Austin and Ollie Bernice (Maze) Fisher. On June 26, 1947, he married his wife of 75 years, Bertha Louise Mullen, and she survives.
In addition to Bertha, Ralph is survived by his daughters, Michaelynn Trimble and husband, Jerry, and Janet Stucker, both of Fairland; sons, Mark Fisher and wife, Beverly, of Shelbyville, and David Fisher and wife, Michelle, of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Barbara Fisher of Fountaintown, and Louise Mullen of Fairland; brothers-in-law, Harold Mullen and wife, Madelyn, and Russell Schofner, both of Shelbyville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Joe Allen Stucker Jr.; sisters, Marian Settles, Alma Coy and Carolyn Glackman; and brothers, Wayne Fisher and Melvin “Bud” Fisher.
Ralph graduated in 1944 from Fairland High School.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Ralph was an over the road truck driver for Sims Motor in Chicago, retiring in 1983.
He was a member of the American Legion and the Teamster Union.
Ralph enjoyed going fishing and tinkering with anything that was in need of repair.
Visitation will be from 11 am to noon, Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.
Funeral services will follow at noon on Wednesday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Roger McDaniel officiating.
Interment will be at Fairland Cemetery in Fairland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairland Fire Department, PO Box 225, Fairland, Indiana 46126.
Online condolences may be shared with Ralph’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.