James N. “Jim” Fisher, 78, of Brown County, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.
He was originally from Washington, Ind., and graduated from Washington High School in 1952.
He worked for J.C. Penney until enlisting in the U.S. Navy, serving from 1953 to 1957. He graduated from Indiana College of Mortuary Science in 1959 as an embalmer.
He then moved to Franklin, where he played slow-pitch softball and bowled for many years.
He worked for Moore Business Forms from January 1961 to December 1992. After retirement, he worked for Bloomington Hospital from January 1994 to September 2012.
He bowled on several leagues in Bloomington and enjoyed playing golf.
He was preceded in death by his wife in June 2002.
Jim is survived by his two sons, Steve (Charleen) Glidden of Georgetown, Texas, and James R. (Lori) Fisher of Hermitage, Tenn.; one daughter, Sheryl (Ron) Elliott of Westville; and his significant other, Cindy Parker of Brown County. He also is survived by two granddaughters, Cindy Boyd and Samantha Dillard; four grandsons, Kristopher Elliott, Nicholas Elliott, James J. Fisher and Dawson Fisher; three great-granddaughters, Samantha Boyd, Allie Boyd and Kaitlyn Elliott; and one great-great-grandson, Gage Liczkowski.
Jim was a member of the American Legion for more than 60 years and Union Village Masonic Lodge 545 in Providence and was a 32nd-degree Mason in Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, 700 W. Gourley Pike, Bloomington. A graveside service with military rites will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.DeremiahFryeMortuary.com.