Eddie Wayne Fisher, 73, of Concord passed away peacefully June 2, 2021 at home after a period of declining health. Born, June 3, 1947 in Cabarrus County, he was the son of the late Robert Edward and Margaret Nell Barrier Fisher.
Wayne more than honorably served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He spent his career in banking as a Check Processing Manager. Wayne was a member of the Piedmont Adventure Club and also a member of the Photography Club at the Concord Senior Center. He really enjoyed hiking, at one time hiking part of the Appalachian Trail. One of his greatest joys was traveling with his loving wife of 47 years, Arlene.
Aside from his loving wife Arlene Frazier Fisher, he is survived by his son, Jerry Wayne Wilson and wife Virgie of Clearwater, FL; two granddaughters, Liza Hattery and husband Andy and Leah Wilkinson; four great grandchildren, Andy Hattery, Jr., Arianne Hattery, McKayla Hattery and Javen Wilkinson; a brother, Jerry Lee Fisher; and a sister, Gaynell Collins.
A funeral service to honor Wayne’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Whitley’s Funeral Chapel, Kannapolis. Pastor Tom Sanquist and Tom Thorne will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Humane Society of Concord and Greater Cabarrus County, 2010 Wilshire Ct., Concord, NC 28025 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com
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