Richard Fisher

2/5/2014

LEOTI — Richard Leon Fisher, 69, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at High Plains Retirement Village in Lakin.

LEOTI — Richard Leon Fisher, 69, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at High Plains Retirement Village in Lakin.

He was born June 30, 1944, in Garden City, to Albert Richard and Peggy C. Hankins Fisher.

A Leoti resident since 1988, Mr. Fisher worked as a mechanic at Northside Automotive and Western Motor Company.

On Dec. 17, 1979, he married Pauline Garcia in Garden City. She survives. Other survivors include four sons, David Kent Fisher of Hutto, Texas, Troy Fisher of Leoti, Jeronimo Fisher of Wichita, and Robert Wesley of Emporia; two daughters, Jeanetta Brownlee of Hoisington, and Jessica Smiley of Denver City, Texas; his mother, Peggy Flynn of Garden City; a brother, Alvin Lesley Flynn of Garden City; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Alvin "Pete" Flynn; a son, Tony Curtis Wesley; a daughter, Pauline May Wesley; and a brother, William Virgil Flynn.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.

Visitation hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials to the Leon Fisher Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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