Robert W. Fishback

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Mr. Robert Woodrow "J.W." Fishback, age 93, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday, October 7, 2012, at Bird Street Church of Christ. Brother Anthony Booker and Brother Ora Walls will officiate, with burial to follow in Willow Mount Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service.

He was born November 18, 1918, in Bedford County, to the late Julius and Cassie Davidson Fishback. He was retired from American Can Corporation and a member of Bird Street Church of Christ.

Mr. Fishback was preceded in death by a son, Julius Fishback, in 2010.

He is survived by his wife of 66+ years, Mattie Scott Fishback; a son, James Paul Fishback, and his wife LeeAnn, and a daughter, Georgia M. Fishback, all of Shelbyville; a brother, Charles Fishback, and his wife Nancy, of Shelbyville; two sisters, Sarah Liggett, of Shelbyville, and Pearline Buchanan, of Nashville; two grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.