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Donald Fisher


Donald D. Fisher, 87, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, at his residence.

He was born on Aug. 9, 1931, in Shelbyville, to Robert E. and Mildred M. (Webster) Fisher. He married Bertha “Bert” H. Prill, and she preceded him in death in 2013.

Survivors include a son, Steve (Claudine Arnes) Thibo of Indianapolis; a daughter, Jan (Max) Lux; a grandson, Donald (Michelle) Lux, all of Shelbyville; granddaughter, Amy (Eric M.) Harley and Kristen (Jason) Spriggs; great-grandchildren, Joseph Lux, Alyxandria, Vincent and Taylor Harley and Charlotte Spriggs; sister, Lavonne Linville of Greensburg, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Mr. Fisher was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Masonic Lodge FA&M #217 and Scottish Rites. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, watching NASCAR and I.U. He was very proud of the three boats that he built.

He retired from public service after a successful career of many years.

He enjoyed his time boating on the Ohio River, but his heart was at their summer home in St. Germain, Wis.

His relationship with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren was the most precious gift he ever received.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with Masonic Rites at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service and Crematory, 703 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville.

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Mike Keucher officiating.

Burial will be at Moscow Cemetery in Milroy.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Funeral directors Greg A. Parks, Sheila Parks and Stuart H. Parks are honored to conduct the services for Mr. Fisher.

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.