Ronald Lee Fisher, age 79, of Fayetteville, Ga.


Ronald Lee Fisher, age 79, of Fayetteville, GA passed away on Friday, June 10th, 2022, after a decline in health for several months.

Ronald was born on October 4, 1942, to the late Reverend Earl P. Fisher and the late Bernice Hall Fisher. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his only son, Steve E. Fisher, a grandson Tyler P. Fisher, and a brother Charles W. Fisher.

Ronald Lee Fisher
Ronald Lee Fisher

Ronald was faithful as a church attender and held memberships throughout his life at places including Clearview Wesleyan Church and Trinity Friends Church in Martinsville, VA and at McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA. He served as an usher, greeter, and driver for the bus ministry during his tenure at several locations.

Ronald was employed by the Martinsville Coca-Cola Bottling Co., American Furniture, Tultex Corporation, and later retired from Stanley Furniture, all located in the Martinsville, VA area.

Ronald enjoyed church life, gospel music, preaching on television, fishing, woodworking, gardening, traveling, attending NASCAR races and sharing the fellowship of family and friends.

Ronald is survived by two daughters, Carolyn “Jan” Wiggins (Daniel) of Fayetteville, GA and Teresa L. Fisher of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren Matthew S. Fisher, Katherine E. Wiggins, and Jonathan N. Wiggins; one great-grandchild Noah W. Fisher; two brothers Reverend Kenneth P. Fisher (Julie) of Frostburg, MD and Larry E. Fisher ( Inez) of Sanford, FL.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday June 25, 2022, at 352 McDonough Road Baptist Church, Fayetteville, GA 30214 with Dr. David Chancey and Reverend Kenneth Fisher officiating.

Ronald chose to leave a legacy of life and medical research by being a full body donor to The Genesis Foundation in Memphis, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations can be made in his honor to The American Kidney Fund or Fayette Senior Services Transportation, 4 Center Dr, Fayetteville, GA 30214.