Hamilton County

 

Sgt. Richard Luther Fisher

 

 

 

Richard Luther Fisher was born Aug. 22, 1923, to Ralph Alvin and Ethel Marie Davis Fisher. He died Feb. 9, 1984 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Sgt. Fisher served in World War II where he saw duty with the Army during the landing of the troops at Normandy.

Obituary:

Richard L. Fisher, 60, of Bell Garden, Calif., a former Webster City resident, died Thursday morning at Fullerton, Calif. He had been in ill health the past year.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster Funeral home with the Rev. Charles Smith officiating. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery where a flag-folding ceremony will be conducted by the American Legion Post 191.

Friends may call at the Foster Funeral home from 1 p.m. Monday until time of service.

Richard Luther Fisher, son of Ralph A. and Ethel M. Davis Fisher was born Aug. 22, 1923, at Webster City, where he was reared and educated.

He entered the U.S. armed services in 1943 and saw duty with the Army during the landing of the troops at Normandy. Following his discharge in 1946, he returned to Webster City where he was employed as a mechanic at the Chevrolet garage.

In the early 1950’s he moved to California, residing in the Los Angeles area.

He was married Feb. 14, 195(8), to Helene Rowe, and the couple continued to live in the Los Angeles area where he was employed as a welder in the construction industry.

He is survived by one son, Chris Fisher of Fullerton; three brothers and four sisters, Mrs. Clyde (Helen) Anderson of Hemet, Calif., Alvin R. Fisher of Fort Dodge, Mrs. Lawrence (Margie) McConnell of Webster City, Harold D. Fisher of Stratford, Donald L. Fisher, Mrs. Neal (Mary Jane) Grove and Mrs. Barbara Combs, all of Webster City; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Mrs. Betty Biggs, who died in February, 1963.

He was a member of the American Legion.

~Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Feb. 10, 1984

Source: ancestry.com