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1964 Donald 2020

Donald R. Fisher, Jr.

June 8, 1964 — December 16, 2020


Donald R. Fisher, Jr., 56, of Delphos passed away at 12:08 PM on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Mercy Health- St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.

Born on June 8,1964 in Lima, the son of Donald R. Fisher, Sr. and the late Gloria (Leghart) Fisher. On July 5, 1986, he married the former Jackie Young, who survives in Delphos. Together, they shared 34 years of marriage.

Donald worked as a machinist, mechanic, and for the last 3 years as a Maintenance Planner at Greif Brothers in Van Wert.

Donald was a member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert, Van Wert Moose, and Lima Eagles.

Donald enjoyed The Ohio State Buckeyes and, most importantly, spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving are his father, Donald R. Fisher, Sr. of Delphos; his wife, Jackie Fisher of Delphos, two sons, Branden Fisher and Tyler Fisher, both of Delphos; a brother, Mark (Debbie) Fisher of Lima; three sisters, Julie (Jeff) Reidt of Van Wert, Cindy Hettesheimer and Jennifer Fisher, both of Delphos; two sister in laws, Kelly Jo (Brian) Pancake of Van Wert and Mary Ann (Kim) Mitchener of Findlay, Ohio; a brother in law, Dave Zwiebel of Wapakoneta; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother, Gloria, he was preceded in death by a brother, Matthew J. Fisher; and two sister in law's, Virginia Marie Zwiebel and Carol Fisher.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donald`s memory may be directed to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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