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James N. Fisher (Jim), 78, Brown County

James N. Fisher (Jim), 78, of Brown County, passed away on Dec. 20, 2012.

He was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Washington, Ind. and graduated from Washington High School in 1952. He worked for JC Penney until enlisting in the U.S. Navy, serving from 1953 to 1957. He graduated from Indiana College of Mortuary Science in 1959 as an embalmer. He then moved to Franklin where he played slow-pitch softball and bowled for many years. He worked for Moore Business Forms from Jan. 1961 to Dec. 1992. After retirement he worked for Bloomington Hospital from Jan. 1994 to Sept. 2012. He bowled on several leagues in Bloomington and enjoyed playing golf. He was preceded in death by his wife, June, in 2002.

Jim is survived by his two sons, Steve (wife Charleen) Glidden of Georgetown, Texas, and James R. (wife Lori) Fisher of Hermitage, Tenn.; a daughter, Sheryl (Ron) Elliott of Westville; and his significant other, Cindy Parker of Brown County.

He is also survived by two granddaughters, Cindy Boyd and Samantha Dillard; four grandsons, Kristopher and Nicholas Elliott, James J. and Dawson Fisher; three great-granddaughters, Samantha and Allie Boyd and Kaitlyn Elliott; and a great-great-grandson, Gage Liczkowski.

Jim was a member of the American Legion for more than 60 years, Union Village Lodge 545, Providence,  and 32nd Degree Mason in Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis.

Friends can call on Wednesday, Dec. 26, from 12-8 p.m., at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, 700 W. Gourley Pike, Bloomington.

A graveside service with military rites will be conducted in Green Lawn Cemetery, Franklin, on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences can be made to www.DeremiahFryeMortuary.com.

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  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.