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Appalachian Funeral Services
Sunday November 21st, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Sunday November 21st, 2021

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Old Field Cemetery
Sunday November 21st, 2021

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James 'Hook' Fisher

James “Hook” Fisher of Sylva, NC, passed away on Veterans Day, November 11, 2021 following a brief illness. He was 75 years old. He was the husband of the late Jenny Fisher, and the youngest son of the late Allen and Willie Fisher. He is survived by his daughters Megan and Sheila, seven grand children, four great grand children, his sister Sarah and his partner Kay Orr Goetz. After serving 25+ years in the United States Navy, he retired as a Lieutenant and he returned to his childhood home in Addie NC in 1993. James enjoyed fishing, hence the nickname “Hook”, and he enjoyed rambling out in the West, mainly Nevada where he truly felt the happiest. This year James celebrated 36 years of sobriety as he was an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous. James will be missed by many who knew him. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Appalachian Funeral Services in Sylva, NC. Burial will follow in the Old Field Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm.

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We love you girls & are praying for your days to come. We hope to see you after the first of the year. We will celebrate your parents lives together. 💕🌹💕

Aunt Marti & Uncle Steve Nov 21 2021 6:03 PM

Deepest condolences to the family. Pray that you find comfort knowing Jim is with our Lord. As a Christian brother, I believe this is his favorite fishing spot. God bless.

John Eckmann Nov 21 2021 10:43 AM

Sincerest Condolences to Kay & Fisher Family in this time of Grief...May all find Acceptance & Comfort. I "cherish" the times I was able to spend w/Jim. Jim was a Humble, Principled, Spiritual man who loved God, Life & helped where he could all whom he met on this "Journey." Rest in Peace my Friend..U will be Remembered & Missed..Blessing's....

Don Gilbreath "Just another Traveller" Nov 19 2021 12:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Fisher

Carrie Nov 18 2021 8:55 AM

To:The Fisher Family , My Dad and Family are Fishers to . My Dads brother Lester Fisher lived up the road from a little white Church over there, him and his wife both are gone. Anyway from one Fisher to another, God Bless You All., I'll be thinking about you all. I know you all are gonna miss him . I miss my Dad Ernest F. To. .

Terena Inman Nov 17 2021 1:13 AM

What a wonderful man, he will be missed by many. But we were lucky to have him, the world was a better place with him in it.

lesliejhooper@aol.com Nov 15 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Fisher

lesliejhooper@aol.com Nov 15 2021 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM