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March 25, 2013

Jerry Fisher


The Ada News

FITZHUGH —

Services for Jerry Eugene Fisher, 76, Fitzhugh, are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Steve Wilburn will officiate. Burial will follow at Lightning Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Fisher died Friday, March 22, 2013, at his home. He was born August 19, 1936, to Fred and Eileen Kile Fisher at Dodge City, Kansas. He attended school in Kansas and came to this area in 1991 from California. He was a truck driver for Heartland Trading Company and a member of Fitzhugh Baptist Church. He was a Gold Star member of The United States Team Roping Association, winning the All-American Futurity in 1973. He trained five world champion quarter horses. Among them were Go Man Go, Time To Think Rich and What A Way To Go. 

He and Belinda Wharton were married Feb. 16, 1971.

Survivors include his wife, Belinda, of the home; three grandchildren, Kelsey Wharton, Roff, Levi Wharton, Roff, and Tanner Wharton, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Megan Calloway and Diesel Bettes; and one sister, Berry Curbo, Coffman, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Shawn Fisher Wharton; a brother, Jackie Fisher; and two brothers-in-law, Bob Cole and Deb Curbo.

Bearers are Paul Howard, Levi Wharton, Mitch Ildine, Chris Lawrence, Shane Horton, Jethro Bundy and Cody Hill.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to criswellfh.com.

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada