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 George Leroy “Roy” Fisher

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George Leroy “Roy” Fisher

  • Birth 28 Oct 1898 Maplewood, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 13 Dec 1979 Pittsboro, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Lizton, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 64082209

from The Guide for Dec. 19, 1979:

The retired owner of the Fisher Elevator at Maplewood, George. L. (Roy) Fisher, 81, Pittsboro, died on Thursday, December 13, 1979 at his residence. He retired in 1971 after operating the grain elevator since 1923. A resident of Pittsboro for several years, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the State Bank of Lizton. In 1921, Mr. Fisher graduated with distinction from Purdue University. He served on the Purdue Livestock judging team which won first place at the 1921 Chicago International Livestock Show. Following World War II, he taught in the Hendricks County farm training program. For 23 years, he served on the Hendricks County Selective Service Board. His memberships included Pittsboro Masonic Lodge 620, Pittsboro Christian Church, Royal Arch Masons, York Rite, Alpha Gamma Rho and Alpha Zeta fraternities, Hoof and Horn, Purdue Alumni Association, Pittsboro Chapter 416 of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Hendricks County and Indiana Historical Societies. Survivors are his wife, Frances; a daughter, Marilyn Hill, Urbana, Illinois; and four grandchildren: Martha, Rick, John and Rob Hill. Services were held on Dec. 16, 1979 at the Pittsboro Christian Church. Rev. William McGraw officiated at the services. Burial was in the K. of P. Cemetery at Lizton.

Additional biographical information is contained in an article on pages 282-283 of the 1976 Hendricks County History.


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  • Created by: David Smith
  • Added: 11 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64082209
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Leroy “Roy” Fisher (28 Oct 1898–13 Dec 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64082209, citing K of P Cemetery, Lizton, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by David Smith (contributor 47038930) .