Karl E. Fisher, Sr. ’44

Karl E. Fisher, Sr. '44Karl E. Fisher, Sr., age 92, of Thomasville, NC , died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Hospice House of High Point, NC. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Whitley’s Funeral Home, Kannapolis, NC from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM. A graveside service will be held immediately following at Carolina Memorial Park, Kannapolis, NC conducted by Roland E. Cavanaugh, D.Min.

Mr. Fisher was born September 7, 1923, in Rockwell, NC, son of the late Berry A. Fisher, Sr. and the late Dovie Barringer Fisher.

A graduate of Cannon High School, Kannapolis, NC, he attended Davidson College and Duke University and served as a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during WW II. He retired after 40 years at Cabarrus Bank & Trust Company, Concord, NC and was a member of the Allen-Graham Masonic Lodge #695 of Kannapolis, NC and the VFW.

He was predeceased by his first wife Margaret Cannon who died in 1981, and wife Annie Ruth Brinkley Winecoff who died in 2015.

He is survived by daughter June (David) Christian of Kannapolis, NC; sons Karl Jr. (Betty) Fisher of Kannapolis, NC, and Gary (Katherine) Fisher of Hillsborough, NC; grandsons, Tyler (Beverly) Christian of Durham, NC, Aaron (Stephanie) Fisher of Wallkill, NY, Patrick Fisher of Salisbury, NC and John (Brenda) Fisher of Durham, NC, step-grandson Chris Christian of Kannapolis, NC and four great-grandchildren, he was also predeceased by brothers James Fisher and B.A Fisher Jr.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to Nazareth Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1438, Rockwell, NC 28138-1438 or to Grandfather Home for Children, P.O. Box 98, Banner Elk, NC 28604-0098. Online condolences may be made at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
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