James “Fish” Richard Fisher

June 1, 1954 - September 6, 2021

06/01/1954 - 09/06/2021

Past Services

4:30 pm
Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling
1610 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

James “Fish” Richard Fisher, 67, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021 at his residence.
He was born on June 1, 1954 in Wheeling, son of the late Charles William & Sarah (Clevenger) Fisher.
Fish was Catholic by faith, a former employee of Rohrig Sanitation, a handyman and loved to help others. He has served the people of Wheeling for the last 20 years by volunteering his services at the Soup Kitchen of the Greater Wheeling area.
Surviving are his three children, Mary Evans of Martins Ferry, OH, Wendy Sue Coffman of Martins Ferry and Melissa Slone of Huntington, WV; 4 siblings, Theresa (Gary) Weekley of Wheeling, Mary Kay Fisher of Reno, Nevada, William Charles “Billy” Fisher of Wheeling and Willetta Jean Schrader of Bridgeport, OH; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Becky Shilling-Rodocker of the Soup Kitchen of the Greater Wheeling area..
There will be a Memorial Service held for Fish on Saturday, September 18, 4:30 pm at The Soup Kitchen, Wheeling.
The family wants a special thank you to be given to all of Fish’s extended family at the Soup Kitchen and also a special thank you to Dr. William Mercer for taking such good care of Fish.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling at 1610 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.

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bob fitzsimmons
2 years ago

Jimmie was such a generous person- giving his time and skills to help others- he also was such a positive person after his accident. Whenever I saw him on his bike he would wave & He always would have a big smile. May God bless you Jimmy.

Mary R Fisher And Jack
2 years ago

We will all miss you Jimmy. remembering all fun times we had growing up expectedly Sunday dinners at Grandma’s and Pappy’s Fishers House. Rest In Peace.

Jeffrey L Wright Jr
2 years ago

Sorry loss praying for family we miss u lot

Dennis R Albaugh
2 years ago

My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of “Fish”. Denny Albaugh

Gloria Hancher
2 years ago

I will miss you Uncle Jim…remembering all the good times we had and all the memories with you will last a lifetime in my heart.. What a great man to turn his life around and serve the community with his time and kindness at the Soup Kitchen…your one of a kind. Luv Ya, RIP

2 years ago

I love u dad going to miss u

Nicole Osborne
2 years ago

Love you Pap ❤️