George Edward “Bull” Fisher was born on July 15, 1943, in Boss and entered into rest on the morning of Aug. 26, 2017, at his home in Cole Camp.
George was married to Shirley Jean Fisher for 47 years before she passed away on Aug. 20, 2014. He was a very proud American his entire life. He was an Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam era, but did his serve time in Germany. Bull was a long time resident of Ellington, where he worked in the lead mines for over 30 years. He loved his family more than anything else. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and nearly anything outdoors. If his orneriness couldn’t make you smile nothing would. He never lost faith in God.
George is survived by his four children, Mark Fisher of Iowa, Brian Keith Fisher and wife Billie of Pilot Grove, Craig Fisher and wife Becky of Cole Camp, Tracy Lynn Trude and husband Matthew of Winona; grandchildren, Caitlyn Ellington, Dallas Peterson, John Fisher, Madison Weddle and husband Dru, Garrett Fisher, Marshall Fisher, Hannah Trude, Josephine Trude; great-granddaughter, Allyssa Ellington; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. George is preceded in death by his mother, Eloda May Fisher, wife Shirley, Brother, Orville “Jake” Bounds; sister, Ora Lee Skinner.
Funeral services for George Edward “Bull” Fisher where held 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Kelly Chilton.
A visitation was held Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Chapel. Interment was held at the North Lawn Mausoleum in Salem, with full military honors. Serving as pallbearers were Rowdy Yates, Marshall Fisher, Dallas Peterson, John Fisher, Jack Goldsborough and Freddie Mitchell.