Aug. 20, 1960—April 13, 2013
Donald Ray Fiser, 52, of Crossville, passed away suddenly April 13, 2013, in Andalushia, AL, while visiting with family. Funeral services were held at the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home April 19, with Bro. Mike McCoy officiating. Interment was in Pomona Cemetery.
Don was born Aug. 20, 1960, in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Morgan Fisher Sr. and the late Jewell (Cofer) Fisher of Spring City.
Don was a carpenter by trade. He was of the Baptist faith. After becoming disabled, his life revolved around his loving wife and grandchildren. Don played a special role in his grandchildren's, nieces' and nephews' lives. He enjoyed fishing and outdoor sports.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Patricia (Miller) Fisher "Trish" of Crossville; daughter, Lauren Wilson of Crossville; grandchildren, Braden and Madeline McCulley of Crossville; brothers, Morgan Fisher Jr. of Wartburg and Brian Fisher of Rockwood; sister, Annette Fisher of Sydney, Australia; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Darlene Yvonne Fisher of Rockwood; nephew, Michael Dominic Fisher of Crossville; and many in-laws, including father-in-law, Allen Guy Miller; mother-in-law, Roberta Turner Miller; brothers-in-law, David Allen Miller and Paule Roy Miller, all of Crossville; nieces, Amy M. Penny of Mariton, NJ, and Samantha Leann Miller of Crossville.
Everone who knew Don saw his love, laughter and strength. Don will be greatly missed by all.
Pallbearers were Brien O'Rourke, Junior Heart, Josh Brendel, Sean Brendel, Ron Brendel and Kim Lewis.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Aug. 20, 1960—April 13, 2013
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