James retired from ROHO after 14 years. He was a member of the NRA and a St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James W. and Ethel S., nee Schnipper, Fischer; a grandson, Corbin Evans; a brother-in-law, Daniel Moehle; and two sisters-in-law, Patricia Crady, and Kathleen Buehler.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 36 years, Rose Ann, nee Moehle, Fischer, whom he married on September 28, 1984;
two daughters, Sherry (Tom) Martindale of Belleville, IL, and Barbara Evans of Mascoutah, IL;
four grandchildren, Cody Schubert, Caitlin Evans, Taylor Evans, and Katherine Martindale;
and many cousins, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family services will be held Monday, April 20, 2020.