Thomas “Larry” Fisher, 74, of Kalkaska, Michigan, passed away on April 7, 2018. He was born on June 8, 1943, to the late Ramie and Ola (Harris) Fisher in Lawrenceburg TN. Larry proudly served in the United States Army from 1961-1965, after that he became a truck driver and retired from Chrysler. During his life he raised pulling mules, and became a member of the Quarterhorse Association. He was known for coaching baseball and heading up an annual golf scramble in Northern Michigan. After retirement Larry and his wife moved to Northern Michigan to enjoy the great outdoors. Larry loved to hunt, fish, golf, bowl, watch birds and fly radio controlled airplanes. He was a wonderful husband, dad, papa and friend who will be greatly missed.
Larry will be remembered by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 53 years, Eylan (Stengel); his sons, James Fisher, Thomas (Christina) Fisher, Scott (Samantha) Fisher and Kevin Fisher; grandchildren, Brandy, Brittany “Tigger”, and Tommy “Taz”; siblings, Jean (Joe) Brumfield, Darrell (Kim) Fisher and Roy (Donna) Fisher; best friends; Bob (Rosie) Marschs and his cherished poodle Cece.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sherry; and beloved poodle Skylar.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Rd. from 4-7 PM. Services will immediately follow at 7 PM in the funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Larry’s honor to the Special Olympics of Michigan or Hospice of Michigan.
Special Olympics of Michigan
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant MI 48859
Hospice of Michigan
830 S. Otsego Ave., Gaylord MI 49735