William P. Fisher
William P. ‘Bill’ Fisher, age 80, of Shelby, died Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at Crestwood Care Center in Shelby surrounded by his family.
Bill was born July 28, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio and was a 1946 graduate of Shelby High School. Bill spent 57 years in the upholstering business, 44 of those years he was the owner of Quality Upholstering on Post Street in Shelby. Bill was a member of First United Church of Christ. Bill enjoyed wood carving, but was most proud of the beautiful orchids he grew.
Bill is survived by his step children; Sue Ann and Bob Payne, of Shelby, Mikel and Sara Abbott, of Gahanna, Deb Radebaugh, of Shelby, and Lynda Blair Glover, of Phenix City, Alabama; 9 step grandchildren; 13 step great grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Bill Meek, of Shiloh; and a sister-in-law, Janet Swartz, of Bucyrus. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, John and Vera (Brady) Fisher, his wife, Leola M. ‘Lee’ (Meek) Fisher in 2006, his daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Ron Wright in 1995, a step son, Mark Abbott in 1990, and a step daughter, Nancy Jo Davis in 2008.
Friends may call on Friday November 28, 2008 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 AM with Rev. Dr. Rich Rader officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial contributions can be made to the First United Church of Christ, Hospice of North Central Ohio, or St. Mary’s School in Shelby.
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