Farming Rural 18

Orval Bates Fisher

July 18, 1940 ~ May 31, 2022 (age 81)


Orval Bates Fisher, 81, of Clarksburg, passed on May 31, 2022 at his residence.  He was born on July 18, 1940 in Shinnston to the late Orval Clay Fisher and Nellie Marie Duncan Fisher. 

Orval worked in construction as a brick mason.  He was a member of Coons Run Baptist Church.  He enjoyed working in the yard, spending time with kids and his neighbors and farming. 

Orval is survived by his wife, Beverly; two daughters:  Brenda Sue Raines and husband Jim of Clarksburg and Ellen Marie Knotts and husband Fred of Clarksburg; two grandsons:  Daniel Edward Raines and Alexander James Knotts; one granddaughter, Jessica Marie Knotts; three sisters:  Ester Marie Morgan of Clarksburg, Vivian Irene Stark of Haywood and Doris Jean Miller and husband Hayward of Shinnston; two brothers:  John Wesley Fisher and wife Janie of Lumberport and Thomas Mitchell and wife Susan of Shinnston and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Orval is preceded in death by his first wife, Annabell Lou Fiber Fisher; his son, Gary Lee Fisher and a sister, Virginia Caroline Gibbs.

Orval’s wish for cremation will be honored and a memorial service will be held at a later date at The Coons Run Baptist Church located at 2142 Adamsville Rd., Shinnston.


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