Obituaries

Roy Fisher, Jr.

Roy Fisher, Jr. was born in Eagle Grove, IA, August 17, 1934. He grew up in that community and following graduation from Eagle Grove High School attended Junior College and joined the U.S. Navy. He married the former Delores Ransford of Spirit Lake, IA in 1953 while stationed in Bremerton, WA. While in the Navy he served as a Hospital Corpsman at Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan. Following his enlistment, he returned home in 1957, only to go back to active duty in the U.S. Air Force where he served for another 16 years in various positions related to aircraft maintenance. After retiring from military service, he returned to Eagle Grove for several years before once again succumbing to wanderlust and traveling the United States in an RV with his wife. They settled for the last time in Aransas Pass, TX where he lived for the past 11 years. Roy passed quietly into eternity, April 27, 2021 while in the hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents Roy, Sr and Mary Fisher, his foster parents Carl and Martha Fisher, his wife Delores Ransford Fisher and his daughter Patricia Fisher Conner. He is survived by five sons and their wives: Keith and Bytha of Aransas Pass, TX; Michael and Arliss of Cedar Rapids, IA; William and Dawn of Shermandale, PA; Eric and Eileen of Wauseca, MN; Brian and Molly of Ishpeming, MI. Nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services will be held both in Aransas Pass, TX and Eagle Grove, IA but details have not been finalized.

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Aransas Pass Progress


346 S. Houston

Aransas Pass, TX 78336


P.O. Box 2100

Aransas Pass, TX 78336


361-758-5391