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John Fisher

John Elmo Fisher, 68, a native of Lynchburg, Va., died August 10, 2008, at Chowan Hospital.

Fisher was a lifetime member of the NRA, the Moose Lodge and a member of the National Guard. He was a retired iron worker with Local 79 in Norfolk.

Survivors include three daughters, Karen Pickering of Portsmouth, Jana Pecherek and Megan, both of Suffolk; two sons, Richard Fisher of Edenton and Rory Fisher of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, Peggy White of Chuckatuck and Shirley Lee of Wake Forest; one brother, Marvin Fisher of Sunbury; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family received friends Tuesday in Evans Funeral Home Chapel and other times at the residence. Friends may sign the guest register online by visiting evansfuneralsandcremations.com. Evans Funerals and Cremations of was in charge.