James Fisher

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James C. Fisher of Moscow died Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at his home. He was 69.

Jim was born October 13, 1946 at Moscow to Ephraim P. and Edith H. Finneman Fisher. He grew up and attended Moscow schools, graduating from Moscow High School in 1964. He joined the Navy that year, serving until 1970. Following his discharge, he returned to Moscow and Brenda Miller in 1969, the couple had two sons and later divorced.

He worked as an electrical engineer for Sromberg-Carlson installing phone offices in the west, living in Las Vegas and Reno. He returned in the mid 1970’s and went to work driving truck, first for D&K Logging, then went to long-haul trucking for Pfafile Trucking, then to Sears for several years and worked maintenance for the old Moscow Mall (now Eastside), then to the University of Idaho in building operations, retiring from there. Jim went back to long-haul trucking for Swift Transportation until he retired.

He was a member of the Moscow Moose Lodge, was an avid fisherman and enjoyed spending time with his sons.

Surviving are his sons, Steve and Roger, both in Moscow. Nephews, Eugene and Bert, and nieces Leah, Angie and Beth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Marty Sue Fisher, and brothers Gene Fisher and an infant brother, Bobby.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

A memorial service will be held at a later time to be announced.

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