Edward L. Fisher, 88

Edward L. Fisher, 88, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at his home on Jan. 10, 2020. He was born on Sept. 15, 1931, in Georgetown, Del., to the late George Fisher and Gertrude Ellingsworth Fisher.

Fisher served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955 and did overseas duty in Germany. He married his sweetheart, Wanda, and together they raised four children, as well as a nephew who they raised as their own. He was a life member of the Millsboro VFW and also a founding/life member of Mid-Sussex Rescue Squad.

He was very devoted to his family and particularly enjoyed animated discussions with his wife. His hobbies included fishing, hunting and NASCAR. He also loved watching football. Fisher was also an active member of the Oak Orchard (Del.) Community Church.

Fisher’s beloved wife, Wanda, preceded him in death in December of 2018. He is survived by his four children, Bryan E. Fisher, Frank L. Fisher and his wife, Ranae, Sheila Rohlfing and her husband, Gene, and Bruce A. Fisher; his nephew whom he raised as his own, Danny Fisher, and his wife, Georgette; 12 grandchildren, Nicole Rohlfing, Donna Rohlfing, Kelly Lewis, Mallory Johnson, Fallyn Blanco, Michael Sacona, Kodie Fisher, Kaylee Fisher, Chelsea Johnson, Devon McCusker, Tyler Bare and Taylor Bare; 15 great-grandchildren, Noah and Colin Smallacombe, Alexis, Maddison, Hailey and Lilly Hill, Brayden Wootten, Shyla Lowe, Oaklyn Blanco, James Camp, Ryleigh Fisher, and MaKenna, Malakai, Remington and Jaxson Bare; a brother, George Fisher and his wife, Shirley; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

A funeral and celebration of Fisher’s life were held Jan. 14, 2020, at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, Del., officiated by the Rev. Allen Miller of Oak Orchard Community Church. Interment was to follow in Carey’s Cemetery in Millsboro, Del., with military honors by the U.S. Air Force. Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.