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Billy Joe Fisher

May 8, 1935 — July 17, 2023

Billy Joe Fisher

Billy Joe Fisher, of Rome, GA passed away at his home on July 17 at the age of 88.

Born in Union Co. Ky on May 8, 1935, he was the middle child of the late Harold

N. and Mariana (Chandler) Fisher and grew up in the small town of Morganfield,

KY.


Bill served in the United States Army at Fort Knox, KY and the US Army Reserve of

KY from 1958-1964. Bill started his 28-year career with General Electric Co. as a

service technician in Louisville, KY. Over the years, his job took him and his family

to the states of Illinois, Virginia and then Florida where he retired as a consumer

service zone manager for the Miami region. After retiring, he moved with family

to Rome, GA where he lived for the last 29 years.


An avid golfer for most of his adult life, Bill played the game he loved so much

well into his 80’s. Bill was hardworking, resourceful, thrifty and handy. He took

great pride in caring for his home and yard and found joy in fishing, watching the

birds from his deck, listening to music or just spending time with family, friends

and neighbors. Bill will be remembered for his fun, friendly ways and his quick

wit.


Bill is survived by his three children whom he loved very much: Susan Vartenigian

and her husband Tyler of Glastonbury, CT; Danny Fisher and his wife Shannon of

Richmond, VA; Joshua Fisher and his partner Rachel Quiggins of Bryson City, NC.

He was the proud grandfather to Katie and Luke Vartenigian of Glastonbury, CT;

Tristan Fisher of Atlanta, GA and Holden, Silas, and Jude Fisher of Richmond, VA.


A private family remembrance will be held at a future date.


 For online condolences please visit www.reynoldsfhrome.com/obituaries


Reynolds Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 

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