August 16, 1932 ~ June 30, 2015

Born in: Haywood Co., NC,
Resided in: Candler, NC

James Donald Fisher, "Don", 82, passed away Tuesday, June 30th, 2015, at the Brian Center in Weaverville after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Erma Lee Fisher, daughter Brenda Wilkey, brother Wendell Fisher, and his sister Nancy Turner. Mr. Fisher is survived by his wife, Joan Lindsey Fisher, of 62 years; son, Rick Fisher and wife Debbie of Candler; sister Martha Fisher of Canton; sister-in-law Pat Fisher of Canton; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was a member of Enka Baptist Church, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 3rd, in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Revs. Ron Brown and G. Scott Lynch officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Madison Home Care and Hospice, PO Box 69, Marshall, NC 28753, and to the Alzheimer's Association Western Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215-3220.

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  1. One of my very favorite people. Donald always had a twinkle in his eye every time he told a story. I can just imagine both he and Gerald right now, catching up. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Joan, Ricky, Debbie & family. Love to you all

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  2. Miss Joan and Rick and family,
    So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts, holding you close in our hearts, and in our prayers. Please let us know if there is anything you need, or anything we can do . May God embrace you and sustain you at this difficult time. With Love, Charlie, Loretta and family

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  3. DEAR JOAN & FAMILY. OUR PRAYERS FOR ALL OF YOU ARE FOR STRENGTH TO ATTEND TO THOSE THINGS THAT MUST BE TAKEN CARE OF, COMFORT AS YOU GRIEVE YOUR LOSS AND PEACE AS YOU GO ABOUT YOUR DAILY LIVES WRAPPED IN WARM MEMORIES OF YOUR LOVED ONE KNOWING THAT HE IS NOW IN A PLACE OF ETERNAL JOY. SINCERELY, BRUCE & JOYCE CRAWFORD, HENDERSONVILLE, NC.

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  4. Rick & Debbie, We are sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Harold & Shirley

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