Ralph Fisher

Published 4:09 pm Friday, July 30, 2010

Ralph Fisher, 84, of Blanton Street, Columbus, died Thursday, July 29, 2010 in the Smith Phayer Hospice House, Landrum.

Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late John Martin and Bessie Gosnell Fisher. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U. S. Navy and was a member of the Columbus VFW. Ralph was a foreman at Hatch Mill, Columbus, retiring in 1985 after more than 25 years of service. He was a member of the Columbus Presbyterian Church, Columbus.

Surviving are: two daughters, Deborah Fisher of Columbus and Annette F. Spain (Mike) of Asheville, N.C.; two sons, Bruce Fisher (Holly) and Dave Fisher (Christy) both of Columbus; two brothers, Jay and Billy Fisher, both of Longbranch, N.J. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

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Graveside memorial services will be held at 11 a.m.Tuesday, August 3, 2010 in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, with Rev. Dean Elliott officiating.

Family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10 to 10:45 a.m. just prior to the service in the McFarland Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C. 28722.

An on-line guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.