John Hurley Fisher, Jr.

November 22, 1949 - October 13, 2020

John Hurley Fisher, Jr., 70, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Roanoke Carilion Hospital after a lengthy illness. John was a member of Mercy Crossing Church. He worked as a mechanic at several textile mills in the area until he became disabled. He loved Southern Gospel Music and flea markets.

John was preceded in death by his parents, John and Alice Fisher; and his sister, Melissa Tenney.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Esther Fisher; and his two sons, Robert Fisher (Vicki) and Danny Fisher; two grandsons, Andrew and Joey; sister, Anne Kancherla (Sankey); brother, Lenny Fisher (MiMi); and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins whom he loved.

The funeral will be Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Wood officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, October 17, 2020, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will be private.

John requested any donations be made to the Mercy Crossing Youth Ministry, 1978 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville, VA 24112.

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