James “Jim” Edward Fisher ’55

James “Jim” Edward Fisher ’55 passed away at his home Jan. 19 in Hickory, N.C. He was born April 23, 1929, to the late B.A. Fisher and Dovie Barringer Fisher in Kannapolis. He graduated from Davidson. Fisher served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. In 1955, he moved to Hickory and was employed by First National Bank of Catawba County. In 1962, he joined First Savings and Loan Association of Hickory and worked there until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of Corinth Reformed Church. Fisher was a former Scout leader in Kannapolis, where the Scout Hut was named in his honor. He took pride in that Troop Two was from his church. Fisher is survived by his wife, Ruth Fisher, 125 49th Ave. Place NW, Hickory, NC 28601-9349; two daughters, Linda M. Sain (Edward T. Sain) and Monta Maki-Curry (Clayton S. Curry); three brothers and one sister, Karl E. Fisher ’44 (Annie Ruth Brinkley Fisher), B.A. Fisher Jr. ’49 (Mary Margaret Helms Fisher), the Reverand C. Larry Fisher, and Margaret Ann Fisher Griggs; grandchildren, Michael Gordon Kilby (Tierza B. Kilby), David Clinton Kilby (Haley Yauk-Kilby), and Ginger Sain Harrelson (Adam Harrelson); and two great-grandchildren, Braxton B. Kilby and Isabella Kate Harrelson.