David C. Fisher, 80 of Brazil passed away April 9, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born July 8, 1924, in Brazil the son of David Alexander Fisher and Minnie Lorene Garrison Fisher.
He attended Brazil High School, and excelled at football and other sports. He also did Golden Gloves boxing as a young man.
He served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II as a machinist mate. He worked in the coal mines for several years following the Navy. He later worked at Allison's in Indianapolis as a machinist, retiring in 1985. He married Louise Mills Fisher on Feb. 14, 1948.
He was a member of the VFW No. 1127 in Brazil. He enjoyed woodworking, being out of doors, playing golf and most of all being with grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Louise; one son and daughter in law, Larry and Sue Davis; three daughters Linda Weaver and husband Tony of Brazil, Cathy Hayes and husband Rudy of Carbon, and Kim Black of Brazil; 10 grandchildren, Jason Davis and wife Nancy, Susan Street and husband Chad, David Weaver, Daniel Weaver, Laura Hayes, Frank Hayes, Ashley Gummere, Autumn Gummere, Seth Gummere, Zachary Hyde; three great-grandchildren; one brother Donald Fisher and wife Joyce of Florida, and one sister Imogene Sprouse of Brazil; several nieces and nephews and extended family.
Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Brother Lyle Monnett officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and again Thursday prior to services. Military graveside services will be provided by VFW No. 1127 and American Legion Post No. 2.
Light a candle in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com