(ROANOKE) Mike "Fish" Fisher of Roanoke died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at WellStar West Georgia Hospital in LaGrange.
A Roanoke native, Mr. Fisher was born in 1948, the son of Eunice Rosalyn Beverly Quick. He was a lifelong member of White's Chapel Methodist Church, was retired from the Alabama National Guard and also served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict stationed in Germany. Mr. Fisher served as mayor of the City of Roanoke for 12 years, was director of the recreation department in Roanoke for 32 years, and was a partner in the 2 Guys and a Girl business since 2012. He loved to play dominoes and golf and loved learning about people's genealogy and helping other people with genealogy.
Mr. Fisher was an avid Alabama football fan where he loved going to bowl games. He also loved to hunt and fish and be outdoors. Mr. Fisher served as a cook in the Army and could only cook for 100 people and not for just one person.
Survivors include his sister, Beverly Hill of Montgomery, and his two dogs, Fena and Pete. He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Don Quick; brother, Ronald Fisher; and several cousins.
The family suggests donations be made to Randolph County Animal Shelter at 104 Animal Shelter Rd., Wedowee, AL 36278, or to one's favorite charity. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.