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Isaac Fisher, Jr

March 9, 1948 - September 6, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: September 16, 2017

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SSG Isaac Fisher, Jr. was born March 9, 1948 to Isaac and Gloria Elizabeth Fisher, Sr. in Key West, Florida.  He was the only son of sixth children.

SSG Fisher joined the US Army as a young man in 1968.  He served twenty years in our nations military.  During his military career he received many medals:  Army Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with Three Bronze Service Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device/Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea), Overseas Service Ribbon and a Good Conduct Medal with 6th Award.

While in the military he married Joyce Sipho in 1970 and unto this union three children were born.

Upon his military retirement, SSG Fisher and his wife retired in Gulfport, MS; where he accepted employment at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Biloxi, MS.  He worked there for twenty years until his retirement in March 2014.

SSG Fisher was preceded in death by his parents and two grandchildren, Logan and Liam.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 47 years Joyce Fisher; three children, Lance (Mirrissa) Fisher of Augusta, GA; Tondra Massey and Patrice Fisher both of Gulfport, MS; five sisters, Kathy (Saul) McIver of Crescent, GA; Theresa Woodard of Crescent, GA; Gwendolyn (James) Smith of Ft. Myers, FL; Andrea Cannon of Crescent, GA; Robin Fisher, of Ft. Myers, FL.  SSG Fisher also leaves 10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.