Robert Anthony Fisher

Robert Anthony Fisher

printed 01/06/2023

Snow Hill

Robert Anthony Fisher, age 82, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023.

Born in Salisbury, Maryland, he was the son of the late Robert Harold Fisher and Violet Watson Fisher.

He graduated from Wicomico High School in 1958 and attended Salisbury State College, where he earned a Master’s Degree.

He was an Assateague Park ranger for the National Parks as well as a teacher at Snow Hill Middle School.

He also served in the United States Navy from 1961-1966 and was stationed in San Diego, California.

He was a member of the Rotary Club in Snow Hill, where he served as a past president.

He was also the treasurer of the Worcester County Historical Society.

He was a very active member of the community, participating in many local organizations such as the Worcester County Economic Development Committee for over 30 years, Furnace Town, captain of Tillie-The Tug, booth holder at Antique Collectibles, and was an Eastern Shore local post card collector.

He had formerly owned and operated along with his wife and in-laws, Scotty’s Market in Ocean City, and was co-owner with his wife of the Store Next Door in Ocean City for 10 years.

He is survived by his loving wife, Ellen Katherine Fisher “Kathy,” as well as his son, Robert Thomas Fisher and his girlfriend, Michelle Townsend, of Berlin, Maryland.

Additionally, he is survived by his sister, Patricia Ann Parker of Salisbury, Maryland, and his beautiful granddaughters, Cassidy Katherine Fisher (Gina), Ashlea Elizabeth Fisher, and beloved Madyson Townsend.

A memorial service will be held at All Hallows Episcopal Church in Snow Hill, Maryland, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, at 2 p.m.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Furnace Town at 3816 Old Furnace Rd, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863; the Worcester County Historical Society at P.O. Box 111, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863; or to All Hallows Episcopal Church at 109 W. Market Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863.

Letters of condolences can be sent to the family via Arrangements are in care of The Burbage Funeral Home in Snow Hill, Maryland.

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