Henry W. Fischer age 82 of Waynesburg died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, WV.
He was born May 11, 1931 in Greene County, a son of the late Henry W. and Vernice Litten Fischer.
Mr. Fischer worked at Mather Mine, at R.C.A., and retired from Emerald Mine in 1994. He resided most of his life at Waynesburg where he was a member of the Washington Street United Methodist Church.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Loyal Order of Moose, the National Rifle Association, and the United Mine Workers of America.
He enjoyed playing golf, exercising at the Wellness Center, and deer hunting. He was a former Little League Baseball coach.
On November 22, 1955 he married Barbara J. Yoders, who survives. Also surviving are a son Mark W. (Tammy) Fischer; a granddaughter Stephanie K. (Josh) Sifuentes all of Waynesburg; three brothers, Robert H. (Betty) Fischer of Punxsutawney, Carl E. (Estella) Fischer of Streetsboro, OH, and Thomas L. Fischer of Thomasville; several nieces and nephews; and several cousins.
Friends will be received from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High St., Waynesburg where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 2, 2013 with Rev. William Parker officiating followed by interment at Greene County Memorial Park. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Assoc., 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047 www.lbda.org , or a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be offered at www.behmfh.com .