Obituary of Fred Eugene "Pete" Fisher
Fred Eugene “Pete” Fisher, 91, of Fairmont, WV passed away on Monday, March 27, 2023 at Harmony at White Oaks in Bridgeport. He was born August 4, 1931 in Lowesville, WV a son of the late Clarence J. and Rose Marie Johnson Fisher. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Marie Paugh Fisher on February 18, 2022. Pete was a member of the Arnettsville United Methodist Church and attended Valley Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a 1950 graduate of Morgantown High School. Pete retired with the Borg-Warner Corporation of Morgantown where he served for over 20 years as an area supervisor. Pete was known for his meticulous yard which he was known to mow every other day. He was a very religious man and a dedicated Bible reader which he had read completely over seven times. He served on the board of directors of the Arnettsville Cemetery. He had been an excellent baseball pitcher in his younger years and played on local teams. Pete and his wife Helen enjoyed attending auctions and belonged to a travel club. They particularly enjoyed staying many times on “Dude Ranches” in upper NY state. Pete is survived by his brother, Bill Fisher of Pleasant Valley, as well as many nieces and nephews. Pete was preceded in death by his three brothers, Clarence J. Fisher, Jr., Jack R. Fisher, Melvin Fisher, and an infant brother. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Arnettsville United Methodist Church, 4317 Fairmont Road, Morgantown, WV 26501, or the Valley Chapel United Methodist Church, 1511 Pleasant Valley Road, Fairmont, WV 26554. The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont. Friends and family are invited to visit on Friday, March 31, 2023 from 2PM until 4PM and 6PM until 8PM, and then on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10AM until 11AM. The funeral will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11AM with Reverend Jim Zinn officiating. Interment will follow at the Arnettsville Cemetery in Arnettsville, WV. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.