Larry R. Fisher of Albuquerque, N.M., and formerly of Greencastle died Sept. 11 in his home. He was 65.
He was born Dec. 6, 1946, in Indianapolis. He was a 1964 Greencastle High School graduate and a graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in English as well as Indiana State University for accounting.
Mr. Fisher was a four-year Army veteran, serving in the Headquarters Company in Vietnam and Germany. He worked for the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque.
In his youth Mr. Fisher was active in 4-H and Boy Scouts. He was a lifelong member of Putnamville United Methodist Church, where he served as treasurer, adult Sunday school teacher, and choir member. He also sang in the Putnamville Quartet; was a prolific writer of songs, poetry, and short stories; and loved the outdoors, especially the West, where he worked on several large ranches as a young man.
Survivors include his mother, Corena (Rena) Hatcher Webster of Plainfield; sisters Linda Carney of Greenwood and Gayle (Craig) Halleck of Plainfield; niece Rachelle (Cary) Morris and their son Evan of Greenwood; nephews Scott Nichols of Richwood, Texas, Brandon Halleck and his son Dylan of Terre Haute, Bradley Halleck of Terre Haute, and Bryan Halleck of Plainfield; and many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his stepfather, William Webster; father, Thomas Fisher; maternal grandparents, George and Lona Hatcher; brother-in-law, Richard (Al) Carney; and an aunt, Cova and her husband Walter Simpson.
Services with military honors are 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, 602 E. Washington St., Greencastle. Calling is for three hours prior to services.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Online condolences may be made at BittlesAndHurtFuneralHome.com.