Jimmy L. Fish

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Jimmy Lansdon Fish, 79, of Olla, passed from this life on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia Heights, following a brief illness.

He was born November 14, 1937 at Norphlett, Arkansas to the union of his parents, James Lansdon Fish and Alena Pearl Dozier Fish.

Jimmy was an educator for many years having taught in Caldwell and LaSalle parishes and St. Matthews Catholic School in Monroe. He was loved and appreciated by all his students.

Jimmy was also a mud engineer and consultant with Baroid Oil, located in Texas and Hunt Oil and Placid Oil. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Monroe and served in the United States Navy as a nuclear weapons specialist.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, from the Olla chapel of Riser Funeral Home with Rev. Johnnie Phillips and Thomas H. Hilton officiating.

Interment followed in the Olla Cemetery under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by his sister, Wanda Stott.

Left to cherish a lifetime of memories are his beloved wife, Fran Hilton Fish of Olla, his two sons, Larry Fish and wife Darla of Sachse, TX and Lansdon Fish and wife Kim of Bethany, MO; three grandsons, Zachary Fish, Cody Fish and Joshua Fish; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Darren Maxwell, Gary Wilson, Denver Finley, Al Spence, Robert Carroll and Steve Barbo.

Honorary pallbearers were men from the Olla First Baptist Church Senior 2 Sunday School Class.

Any planned memorials may be made to the Olla First Baptist Church Youth Fund.

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