Herbert Eugene Fischer, 84, of Hendersonville passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at the Elizabeth House. He was born on October 14, 1937 in St. Augustine, Florida to the late Eddie and Erma Causey Fischer.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his siblings, Ray (Lucille) Fischer, Margaret (James) McDaniel, Asa (Pat) Fischer, Helen (JB) Watts, Myrtice (Billy) Watts, Garland King and Hedrick (Bernie) Fischer; nephews, Gordon Fischer, Gary Fischer, Eddie Fischer, and Dennis Jackson along with his great niece, Angie Whitcomb.
Herbert was a 1956 graduate of Flat Rock High School after high school he joined the military and proudly served in the US Air Force. When he returned he managed A & P Grocery Store for twenty-one years, later worked for GE for ten years and retired from Eaton Cutler- Hammer. Herbert was a member of Etowah Methodist. In his free time he loved mowing the lawn, working on lawnmowers, dancing and listening to music. He enjoyed working on cars and loved hot rod cars. Most of all he loved being with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Janis Clark; daughters, Cathy (Doug) Gilliam, Cheryl (Jeff) Anders, and Carrie (Will) Jennings; sons, Wes (Suzanna) Clark and Jason (Nichole) Clark; grandchildren, Christy (Josh) Wright, Courtney Anders, Jeffery Anders, Cayla Anders, Megan (Kurt) Hill, Miranda (GW) Mayo, Zach (Ashley) Gilliam, Morgan Clark, Ashlynn Clark, Gavin Clark, Genevive Clark, Everett Jennings and Eafinn Jennings; great grandchildren, Lance Hill, Camden Hill, Mahaylee Mayo, Michael Mayo, Rylee Wright, Catelynn Wright and Caroline Wright; sisters, Millie King, and Diane (Wally) Sommers; along with many nieces, nephews and friends- all of whom he loved dearly.
The family will be at the home of his daughter, Cheryl Anders.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Elizabeth House, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on his birthday, Friday, Oct 14, 2022 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Pastor Blair Stewart officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.