James Joe Fisher, 79
Posted on July 1, 2021
James Joe Fisher
SPRINGFIELD — James Joe Fisher, age 79, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1941 in Lawrenceville to James Isaac Fisher and Ethel Cleo Whittaker. Joe married Virginia Miller on March 4, 1961 in Lawrenceville and she survives.
Joe is also survived by: one son, Brian (Tammie) Fisher of Springfield; three grandchildren, Jennifer Lee (Paul) Gabris of Addison; Martin Edward Fisher of Kansas City, Missouri; and Jacklynn Jo Fisher of Springfield; and four great-grandchildren, Bently Urijah Carroll, Alivia Faith Gabris, Riley John James Gabris and Jett J. Fisher. He was preceded in death by: his son, James Edward “Eddy” Fisher.
Joe worked for Fiat Allis, Allis Chalmers and Bisch and Son Funeral Home. He also currently owned and operated Fisher Rental Properties. Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping as well as spending time at his cabin on the Illinois River.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Divernon Sportsman’s Club (P.O. Box 107 Divernon, IL 62530) and please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.
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