Joseph “Joe” Fisher, was a longtime resident of Luling.
He was preceded in death by his parents, father Eli and mother Sadie, his brother Carroll, and his wife of 44 years Martha Caroline.
He is survived by daughters Martha “Leigh” Fisher and Phylis Fisher White, and he will be missed by his grandsons, Christopher “Adam” and Andrew Stephen White and his great grandchildren Violet, Vivian, Valerie Vanessa, and Elias.
Joe was a decorated Sailor who served with distinction in two wars, World War 2 and the Korean War. He served faithfully for 14 years in the United States Navy and NavalReserves.
After his military service,he graduated in Engineering from Louisiana State University, and he later retired with over 30 years of faithful service to Monsanto Chemical as a Safety engineer.
Joe was an accomplished and awarded engineer. After retirement, he continued to work on various projects from waterway implementation to safety regulations for Boeing.
To friends and family, he was known as an avid gardener,golfer, bowler, and ballroom dancer.
In his later years, he won awards for swimming in the Senior Olympics. He loved to learn and to trave,l and he was always quick to share the knowledge he accumulated over a life well lived.