Fred Auston Fisher

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Fred Auston Fisher

Funeral services for Fred Auston Fisher, 89, of Yantis will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jeff Gravens officiating. Interment will follow at Rest-lawn Memorial Park with Drew Fisher, Brady Fisher, Jarrett Lassig, Danny Lawrence, Jeremy Bowman and Blake Fisher serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Tino Zapata, Lynn Crook and Travis Rowland. Visitation will be at 1 p.m., one hour prior to service time. Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.

Fred passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

Fred was born March 20, 1930 in McKinney, Texas, the son of Loyd Auston Fisher and Lucille Brown Fisher. He married Ruth Leach on July 29, 1950 in McKinney, Texas, and she survives. After retiring from the State Highway Department, Fred went into the dairy business for over 30 years. Fred was also a member of First Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Ruth, he is survived by one son, Brit Fisher and wife Susan of Sulphur Springs; two daughters, Ludonna Smithers and husband B.J. of Sulphur Springs, and Lea Ann Fisher of Leonard, Texas; brothers, Bentley Fisher and wife Lavon of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Bryant Fisher and wife Marilee of Sulphur Springs, and Wendell Fisher of Sulphur Springs; sister, Nancy Bowman and husband Jim of Seagoville, Texas; grandchildren, Aly Lassig, Brady Fisher, Marcy Fisher and Drew Fisher; great-grandchildren, Tracy Smithers and Ivy Lassig.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Perry Fisher; sister, Elizabeth Crook; and granddaughter, Katelyn Petrea.

Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.