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Roger Fisher

May 24, 1945 — October 11, 2022

French Lick

 

Roger Fisher, 77, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on October 11th, 2022 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick, Indiana.

He was born in Paoli, Indiana on May 24th, 1945 to Earl and Ruth (Beckwith) Fisher. 

Roger married Brenda Wilson on September 3rd, 1971 and she survives.

He was proceeded in death by his parents; (1) Sister – Carol Denbo; (1) Brother – Harry Fisher; and 
(2) Nephews – Jimmy Denbo and Jerry Denbo.

Roger was a 1963 graduate of Springs Valley High School, 1965 graduate of Vincennes University and earned his 
Bachelor of Education in 1967 from Indiana University.  He began his teaching career at Springs Valley High School where he taught English and during his career there, was head of the English Department.  In 1978, Roger went to Mitchell Schools where he was Assistant High School Principal and during that time earned an Education Specialist degree from Indiana University. He then went back to Springs Valley in 1983 as Elementary Principal.  In 1987, he became Assistant Superintendent at Paoli Community Schools where he remained for 14 years under the leadership of Dr. Alva Sibbitt, Jr. and then went back to Springs Valley as the Superintendent for the next 5 years.  He was then recruited by Dr. Sibbitt to assist him at Cannelton Schools where he served as Curriculum Director and High School Principal.  Roger also was instrumental in grant writing at all the school systems where he was employed.

He earned many awards throughout his career in education and started several programs for the students in the school systems he served.  Roger was also one of the founders of the Hall of Fame program recognizing the influential educators of Springs Valley Community Schools, in which he was also an honoree.

Roger is survived by:

Wife – Brenda Fisher of French Lick, Indiana

(1) Son – Matthew Kent Fisher (Lisa) of Alamogordo, New Mexico

(2) Grandsons – Christian Edward Fisher (Savannah) of Alamogordo, New Mexico
                           Wyatt Jamison Fisher of Alamogordo, New Mexico

(1) Great-Granddaughter – Poppy Corinne Fisher

Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
            
 FUNERAL CEREMONY
A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Bud Kielhorn, Pastor Jim Tritle and Bro. George Key on 
Sunday, October 23rd, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of West Baden with burial to follow at Paoli Community Cemetery.

VISITATION
Visitation for family and friends will be Sunday, October 23rd, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the First Baptist Church of West Baden.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church of West Baden, 8313 W. State Road 56, West Baden, IN 47469; Orange County Community Foundation, 1075 N. Sandy Hook Road Suite 2, Paoli, IN 47454; Melton Public Library, 8496 W. College Street, French Lick, IN 47432 and Gideons International, 50 Century Blvd., Nashville, TN 37214. 

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, October 23, 2022

10:00am - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

West Baden First Baptist Church

Broadway St, West Baden Springs, IN

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Funeral Ceremony

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

West Baden First Baptist Church

Broadway St, West Baden Springs, IN

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Burial

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Paoli Community Cemetery

501 S Elm St, Paoli, IN 47454

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