|Birth: ||Mar. 2, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 2004|
James Henry Fisk, 81, a native of Baxter county, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2004, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was born march 2, 1923, to the late James Evin and Mary Elizabeth "Tucker" Fisk of the Monkey Run Community (Baxter County). The family moved to Mountain Home, Arkansas in 1924 where he later attended Mountain Home High School. He was an original member of the Mountain Home High School Bomber football team in 1939. His senior year was cut short when he volunteered in 1942 for the U.S. Air Force. He was attached to the infantry as a medic and served in Saipan.
After the war, he returned to Mountain Home, where he opened a Western Auto Store in Yellville. After selling the business to Lloyd Fisk, his brother, he moved to Chicago, where he first ventured into the car business. From Chicago, he moved to the Wet Coast, where he owned and operated several car agencies in the Los Angeles area for several decades. An avid golfer, Jim served as chairman of the Los Angeles Open and played in the tournment for 16 years and was friends with many golfing greats. When his health failed, he moved to Fort Smith to be near his son.
He was preceded in death by; sisters, Avis Fisk Brainerd and Clema Fisk Alley; and a brother, Lloyd Fisk.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 7 at Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Carson officiating. Burial was at Gassville Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Mountain Home.
He is survived by his former wife, a son, a sister-in-law Madge, several great-nieces and nephews.
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Record added: Dec 27, 2005
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