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Robert D. Fisher

1940 - 2019

Robert D. Fisher 79 of Allenwood passed away on October 29, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.  Born in New Columbia on May 26, 1940 he was the son of the late Ralph E. and Winifred R. (Huff) Fisher.  He was married on May 5, 1997 to the former Donna Weaver who preceded him in death on May 29, 2017.


Robert was a 1958 graduate of Milton High School and he served in the National Guard.  He worked as a truck driver for Kepler Brothers, Roadway, and Bieber Contracting.  Along with his wife, Donna, he owned and operated the Willow Lake Campground in New Columbia for 17 years, as well as Willow Lake Ceramics and Willow Lake Excavating in Allenwood.  He was a member of the Moose in Milton, the Elks in Danville, and the American Legion in Lewisburg.


He is survived by a daughter, Bobbette Ramer and husband Raymond of Tennessee; a son, John E. Fisher and wife Beth of Lewisburg; three stepchildren, Stephanie Brewer of Georgia, Darrell Reish of Buttonwood, and Tammy Caswell of Watsontown; two brothers, Nelson Fisher of Turbotville, and Henry “Jim” Fisher of New Columbia; four sisters, Beatrice Hess of Duncannon, Beryl Beaver of New Columbia, Carol Shrawder of Milton and Kay Metzger of New Columbia; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.


Robert was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Stump, Grace Fegley, and Nancy Shultz.


Services will be held privately.


Sending heartfelt condolences and prayers to the Fisher family. So sorry for your loss.

Johnny and Bobbette,
Sorry for the loss of your dad, I know mom and him were close and I always thought he was a cool uncle. God Bless
Rick and Wendy

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