Date of Death: 11-21-2018
Funeral Service : 11-28-2018
Edward Fisher, 75, of Smithville, MO passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
He was born on February 7, 1943 in Independence, MO to Guy A. and Mary Lee (Hammond) Fisher. He grew up in the Nashua area and graduated from Liberty High School in 1961.
He was united in marriage to Jean (Dallmann) Fisher on November 23, 1963. They made their home in the Smithville area.
Ed was a mechanic at TWA/American Airlines for over 40 years, retiring in 2005. In addition to working on planes, he was passionate about all thing’s aviation related. He obtained his pilot’s license and instructed other aspiring pilots. That passion is still shared by many of his family members and friends.
Ed was an avid beekeeper. So much so that he and Jean purchased a beekeeping supply business in 1986 and have ran it together since. He was an active member of the Midwest Beekeepers Association, the Missouri State Beekeepers Association, and became a friend and mentor to many other beekeepers through the years.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Ed is survived by his wife, Jean, of the home; children, David Fisher, Steven Fisher and wife Missy, Cinda Fisher and husband Troy Paavola; grandchildren, Joe Fisher and Cody Fisher; mother, Mary Lee Fisher; sisters, Edna Groom and husband Morris, and Wanda Fisher; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 28th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville with visitation from 10:00-11:30 a.m. prior to the service.
Burial: Goss Cemetery
Donations may be made to Goss Cemetery.