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Alvin Fisher Jr., 86, formerly of Milton and Dewart, passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at his home in Florida.

He was born Nov. 25, 1931, in Milton, a son of the late Alvin and Eliza (Bieber) Fisher. On Nov. 27, 2010, he married Barbara Stewart, who survives.

Alvin was a 1949 graduate of Milton High School. He worked for many years as a saw operator at ACF Industries, Milton.

He was of the Lutheran faith.

Alvin was best known for being a race car driver and loved his Ford flatheads and sprint cars. He raced on all the area tracks, one year winning a local championship.

He was a member of the Crack Jack Collectors Association and the Williams Grove Old Timers.

Surviving in addition to his wife are one son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Tammy Fisher, of Winfield; five stepchildren, Alan Stewart, of Okarche, Okla., Paul Stewart, of New Columbia, Diane Dom, of Hagerstown, Md., Donna Stewart, of Fairfax, Va., and Susan Krieger, of Sunbury; one son-in-law, Don Wood, of Cicero, NY; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one daughter, Linda Wood; and one brother, Lee Fisher.

Friends will be received from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at the Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown, where the funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. with Rev. James R. Pentz of New Covenant Assembly, Montgomery, officiating.

Burial will be held privately in the Turbotville Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com
Published on December 24, 2017
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