H.W. Fisher was born on March 20, 1925 in Morton, Mississippi to parents Martha Flanagan and Coot Fisher. HW grew up and attended school in Morton until deciding to enlist in the Army.
HW was married to Mary Lee Stingley on February 2, 1946. Shortly after their nuptials, the newlyweds moved to McNary, Arizona where they began their life together.
HW began working at the McNary lumber mill (Southwest Forest Products) where he worked in a variety of positions until the mill burned in 1979. H.W. then joined Navajo Country Highway Department as a construction driver. Being required to “move” from McNary, HW and Mary purchased a lot in Lakeside and moved, (bringing their house with them) from McNary to Lakeside. They remained in their Lakeside home until their death.
HW was a very warm and outgoing person who quickly developed many friendships and acquaintances. He and Mary became well known around town as an inseparable couple. Together, they enjoy traveling, fishing, gardening, entertaining family/friends and just taking care of the heavily treed 1-acre yard. HW was the ultimate “handyman” believing he could fix anything.
He was a member and Deacon of the Blooming Grove Baptist Church where he served for over 30 years. HW passed peacefully from this life at home on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary.
HW is mourned and will be missed by a host of Nieces, Nephews other family members, dear friends, acquaintances, and the community of Pinetop Lakeside.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, Blooming Grove Baptist Church, 4325 Yuma Dr, Lakeside with a viewing 9:00 A.M. and funeral services to follow at 10:00 A.M. He will be laid to rest in the Lakeside Cemetery next to his beloved Mary.