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In loving memory

Celebration of Life
Sunday, November 20, 2022, 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Legacy Ridge Country Club, 2201 Country Club Rd., Bonham, Texas 75418

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John Charles Fisher, Jr. was born in Sherman Texas to John Sr. and Judith O Anderson Fisher on October 3, 1938. He passed away October 20, 2022, at Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham
The life celebration will take place on Sunday, November 20, 2022, 2:00 P.M. at Legacy Ridge Country Club in Bonham. It will be conducted by Rodney Sprayberry and Bo Fisher.

John began working at an early age to help support his mother and sisters. He had a newspaper route and worked at a service station while he attended high school. After graduating from Sherman High School in 1957, he worked on a seismograph crew for oil exploration. He joined the United States Air Force in July of 1960 and was stationed at Biggs Field in El Paso and was also deployed to Germany. John served with honor and was discharged in July of 1964. He went to work for the El Paso electric company in 1964 and continued there until they went on strike in 1974. Shortly after, he moved his family to Pottsboro, TX. He was hired at the Sam Rayburn VA Hospital as the boiler plant supervisor. He gave the VA twenty-two years of service, retiring in 1997. John also served on the Pottsboro City Council for several years.

John enjoyed playing basketball all through school. As an adult, he was an avid golfer, loved softball and was a tough competitor in cards and boardgames. He was always up for a pickup game of ball or horse if you were willing to lose. He volunteered and coached several little league baseball and basketball teams in support of his children. He loved to fish and hunt, though his last couple of years at hunting camp he did not bother to take a gun because he was there for the friendship and comradery. He passed his love of sports, golf especially, to his kids & grandkids. They will continue to chase his hole-in-one record, an astounding three!!

He is survived by his wife Tina, his mother-in-law Helen Justice, children: Tracy Fisher of Sherman, Bo Fisher and wife Sonya of Prosper, Tammy Mulholland and husband Mark of Kennewick, WA. He is also survived by three additional children: Kim Opp and husband Lonnie of El Paso, Jody Compton of Bonham, and Rikki McCollum and husband Glenn of Pottsboro. He has the following grandchildren: Brittany Fowler, Krista Bojarski, AyJay Mulholland, Jake Mulholland, Jesse Hall, Ben Hall, Andy Hall, Jerika Compton, Ryatt Compton, McKinzy McCollum, Brody McCollum, Jonathan Seals, and numerous great-grandchildren. John is also survived by his sisters Joan Blankenship and Joyce Gorman, and his special canine angels: Oreo, Sy and Rowdy.

His daughter Tammy and granddaughter AyJay are running the New York Marathon on November 6th in his honor.

John is preceded in death by his parents, sister Janice Blankenship and daughter Casandra Fisher.

The family wants to thank the Sherman Hospice Plus Team for their care and support.

John appreciated all of the parenting and co-parenting assistance by Mary Ann Gillispie, Billy and Shelly Reedy and Sheila Compton.

Please make donations to First Tee, //firsttee.org/, which is a program that uses golf to build character and teach life skills to children.