Gary Leon Fisher went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, November 25, 2013 at Northridge Church of Christ in Shawnee with Pastor Jody Jones officiating. Burial with be at Johnson Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 PM on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Resthaven Funeral Home.
He was born Aug. 23, 1947 in Okemah, OK. He attended Shawnee High School.He married Gayle Ragsdale on Aug. 27th 1965 and they resided in Shawnee, OK. He served our country in Vietnam and was a Purple Heart recipient.
He was a wonderful and loving husband, father, and grandfather and was lovingly referred to as "Pops." He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, farming and most of all helping others. He spent countless hours serving the church youth and was a second dad to several.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Oma Fisher, his in-laws Walter "Buck" and Hazel Ragsdale and three brother-in-laws "Dub" Taylor and A.C., Dean and Larry Ragsdale.
He is survived by his wife Gayle, of the home; two children, Gary A. Fisher and fiancé Lacy, Kim Banfield and husband Scott; 7 grandchildren, Paige, Tanner, Jordan, Scotlyn, Drew, Payton & Max; 2 sisters, Lois Williamson and husband Sam and Wilma Taylor; 2 sisters-in-law, Phyllis Perry and Curtis, and Brenda Roebuck and husband Roy; and several nieces, nephews, and other family along with many friends.