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Visitation

First Baptist Church (St. Pauls)
Sunday May 15th, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

First Baptist Church (St. Pauls)
Sunday May 15th, 2022
3:00pm

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Burial

Oak Ridge Cemetery, St. Pauls
Sunday May 15th, 2022

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Retired St. Pauls Fire Chief Richard Fisher

Richard Earl Fisher, 85, of St. Pauls, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. 

Richard was born on November 16, 1936 in Bladen County to the late Clarence and Margaret Fisher. Richard was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Pauls. He worked for Burlington Industries for over 40 years before retiring. He was a member of the St. Pauls Fire Department for 40 years. He served as Chief of the department for over 20 of those years. 

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by two brothers, Delton and Ed Fisher; a niece, Karen Fisher; and a nephew, Charles Fisher.

Richard is survived by Flora Fisher; a brother, Roy Fisher; a sister-in-law, Jean Fisher; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Steve Leeds and Rebecca and Paul Wise; three grandchildren, Jared Leeds, and Jacob and Reagan Wise; a nephew, Malcolm Fisher; and a host of other family members and friends. 

Family will be receiving friends Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 2:00 at the First Baptist Church of St. Pauls. The funeral service will follow at 3:00. Burial will immediately follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Richard will have Fire Department honors at his services.

In lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to St. Pauls Fire Department in our Dads memory.  To make donations to the St. Pauls Fire Department by check, make the check payable to the Town of St. Pauls and write "for FD in memory of Richard Fisher '' on the memo line. Checks can be mailed to Town of St. Pauls, PO Box 364, 210 West Blue St., St. Pauls, NC 28384. Any questions can be directed to the Town at 910-865-5164.


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Guestbook

My deepest sympathies are extended to the family of Mr. Richard Fisher during this unfortunate time. May the love and mercy of our Lord be bestowed upon you and help ease the pain of your loss.

Sheriff Burnis Wilkins May 16 2022 11:13 AM

Thank you for your years of faithful and loyal service to St. Pauls. Rest in peace Sir.

Curtis E. West May 15 2022 3:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Fisher

Joyce Horton May 15 2022 3:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Fisher

Melody & Billy Torrey May 14 2022 9:01 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Fisher

Debby Malone May 13 2022 11:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Fisher

Melba Register Walters and Wayne Register May 13 2022 4:44 PM

Mr Fisher was a good man and fire Chief who will truly be missed within the St Pauls Community.

Love ❤️ Robin Colvin May 13 2022 1:44 PM

So very sorry for your loss. We love you.

Von and Andrea

Andrea alberts May 13 2022 12:34 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you. Love Chuck and Ronda Nordman

Chuck & Ronda Nordman May 13 2022 12:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Fisher

Tanya Register May 13 2022 8:22 AM

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