Jerry Eugene Fisher
Services for Jerry Eugene Fisher, 76, Fitzhugh, were held at 2 pm Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Steve Wilburn officiating. Burial followed at Lightning Ridge Cemetery. Mr. Fisher died March 22, 2013, at his home. He was born August 19, 1936, to Fred and Eileen Kile Fisher at Dodge City, Kansas.
He attended school in Kansas and came to the area in 1991 from California. He was a truck driver for Heartland Trading Company and a member of Fitzhugh Baptist Church. He was a Gold Star member of the United States Roping Association, winning the All-American Futurity in 1973. He trained five world champion quarter horses. Among them were Go Man Go, Time To Think Rich and What A Way To Go.
He and Belinda Wharton were married February 16, 1971.
Survivors include his wife, Belinda, of the home; three grandchildren, Kelsey Wharton, Roff, Levi Wharton, Roff, and Tanner Wharton, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Megan Calloway and Diesel Bettes; and one sister, Berry Curbo, Coffman, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Shawn Fisher Wharton; a brother, Jackie Fisher; and two brother-in-laws, Bob Cole and Deb Curbo.
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