FT. BENNING, Ga. Sgt Willard A. Fisher, son
of Mrs. Mildred Fisher, Losantville, recently graduated from the
intelligence and reconnaissance course at the Infantry School, Maj. Gen.
John H. Church, commandant, announced.
This course trains selected enlisted personnel to assist in control
and supervision of the training and tactical employment of an intelligence
squad or platoon in an intelligence section, or to act as principal enlisted
assistant to an intelligence staff officer.
[Muncie Evening Press, Muncie, IN, 23 Nov
1951, Fri, Page 22]
Willard A. "Willie" Fisher, 75, of Losantville, died at his home Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005.
A lifelong resident of Randolph County, he was born on Jan. 2, 1930, the son of Ralph and Mildred Brewer Fisher. He was a graduate of Losantville High School and served with the U.S. Army.
He was a retired employee of New Venture Gear in Muncie, and a member of Avondale Sympathy Club. He was a long time member of West Union Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as
fire chief for many years. He was also a member . of Losantville Lodge 674 F&AM and William O. Frazier Post 333, American Legion, Hagerstown. He was also a member of Losantville United Methodist Church.
Willie and his wife of 48 years, Margaret, spent winters in Frostproof, Fla., for the past 12 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, David Fisher (Angie) of Losantville and De-lori McCammack (Russ) of Greenwood; three grandchildren, Nicholas Fisher, Amanda McCammack and Katie McCammack; three brothers, Jerry Fisher, Gordon Fisher and Thomas Gregory Fisher, all of Losantville; three sisters, Judy Moreland of Losantville, Georgianna McCoy of Forest Park, Ga., and Marilyn McLean of Jupiter, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, in Losantville United Methodist Church with Pastor Chris Nelson officiating.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday in Losantville United Methodist Church, where Masonic memorial services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to West Union Volunteer Fire Department or Ball Memorial Hospital Cancer Center.
Culberson Funeral Home, Modoc, is in charge of arrangements.
[Palladium-Item, Richmond, IN, 29 Dec 2005, Thu, Page 5]
[courtesy of Donald L Rinehart]
Grave marker for Willard A. Fisher in Riverside Cemetery,
Losantville (Randolph county), Indiana.
was born on 2 January 1930 in Losantville (Randolph), IN
and, barring military service, was a lifelong resident of that same town.
He died there on 29 December 2005.
Willard served with the 508th RCT in Korea and his death
certificate states his last year of service was in 1952 which implores that
he may have been discharged before the conflict came to a close on 27 July