Roy H. Fischer, age 95, of Vandalia, MO passed away at 1:50 pm Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, January 16, 2023 at Waters Funeral Home. Pastor Bob Hoehn and Brother Kenny Haddock will officiate. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Visitation celebrating Roy's life will be held at 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Sunday January 15, 2023 at the Waters Funeral Home.
Roy was born on June 28, 1927, in Kimmswick, Missouri, the son of Henry and Leona "Kohler" Fischer.
He was united in marriage to Lola Deppe on October 1, 1949 in Cutler Illinois. She preceded him in death in April of 2022.
Survivors include three sons, Barry (Marlene) Fischer of Vandalia, Dale (Carol) Fischer of Vandalia and Dwight ((Mary Beth) Fischer of Ashburn VA. Seven Grand Children, Angela Fischer of Vandalia, Stephanie (Dane) Power of Perry, Curtis (Michelle) Fischer of Jefferson City, Kyle Fischer of Vandalia, Caitlin Fischer of Chicago IL, Ryan Fischer of Ashburn VA and Joseph Fischer of Ashburn VA; Great grandchildren Christopher, Patrick, Zachary, Morgan and Duke; one brother, Ray (Jane) Fischer of Columbia IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lola, brothers, Fred and Harry Fischer; sister, Bertha Chaney and son, Douglas Fischer.
Roy served in the Army as a Mechanic in his early years. He then farmed the rest of life which fulfilled a childhood dream. He enjoyed family reunions, Sunday drives and traveling in his later years.
Pallbearers will be Curtis Fischer, Kyle Fischer, Caitlin Fischer, Ryan Fischer, Joseph Fischer and Dane Power.
Honorary Pallbearers are Roger Young and Gayle Stuart.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vandalia Cemetery or the Tri-County Care Center, in care of Waters Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Roy memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com