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Clarence E. "Mel" Fisher
Clarence E. "Mel" Fisher May 4, 2021 Warrensburg, Missouri - Clarence E. "Mel" Fisher, age 86, of Warrensburg passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the Missouri Veteran Home in Warrensburg. He was born August 19, 1934 in Englewood, CA the son of Clarence and Alvina (Dryer) Fisher. On May 8, 1971, he and Carol "Jeanne" Henderson were united in marriage in Kansas City, MO. Mel graduated from Lexington High School in 1952 and Wentworth Military Academy in 1954 before serving in the U.S. Army from 1954-56. He graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 1958 with a degree in journalism. He earned his Master of Business Administration majoring in public administration in 1970 at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He graduated from the FBI National Academy in 1973 and the FBI Executive Institute in 1989. Mel joined the Missouri State Highway Patrol on August 3, 1958 as part of the 18th recruit class. He was appointed Colonel on April 26, 1989. After 35 years of service, he retired on August 31, 1993. He went on to serve as Assistant Director of Enforcement and then Executive Director of the Missouri Gaming Commission until his retirement in 2000. Mel was a Paul Harris Fellow and a 40+ year member of Rotary International and a lifetime member of the Missouri Association of State Troopers Emergency Relief Society (MASTERS). Mel was extremely proud of his family and his decades of service to the State of Missouri. He valued the friendships he built along the way and never forgot a name or face. Mel is survived by his wife Carol "Jeanne" Fisher of Warrensburg; his children Valerie (Chad) Nichols of Parkville, MO, Carrie McMillin of Jefferson City, MO, and Kevin (Stephanie) Fisher of Warrensburg; grandchildren Lucas Nichols, Brooke Nichols, Cooper E. Fisher, Trevor Elkins, Ben Elkins, Kyle (Taylor) Elkins; a great grandson Beckham Elkins; and a brother-in-law Leon Henderson. He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Alvina Fisher and his in-laws Dr. Elton and Hettie Cassity. A private family burial will take place in Missouri State Veteran Cemetery in Higginsville with full military honors. Memorial contributions are suggested to MASTERS for the families of state troopers killed in the line of duty. Contributions can be left in care of Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home.
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In memory of
Clarence E. "Mel" Fisher
Clarence E. "Mel" Fisher May 4, 2021 Warrensburg, Missouri - Clarence E. "Mel" Fisher, age 86, of Warrensburg passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the Missouri Veteran Home in Warrensburg. He was born August 19, 1934 in Englewood, CA the son of Clarence and Alvina (Dryer) Fisher. On May 8, 1971, he and Carol "Jeanne" Henderson were united in marriage in Kansas City, MO. Mel graduated from Lexington High School in 1952 and Wentworth Military Academy in 1954 before serving in the U.S. Army from 1954-56. He graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 1958 with a degree in journalism. He earned his Master of Business Administration majoring in public administration in 1970 at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He graduated from the FBI National Academy in 1973 and the FBI Executive Institute in 1989. Mel joined the Missouri State Highway Patrol on August 3, 1958 as part of the 18th recruit class. He was appointed Colonel on April 26, 1989. After 35 years of service, he retired on August 31, 1993. He went on to serve as Assistant Director of Enforcement and then Executive Director of the Missouri Gaming Commission until his retirement in 2000. Mel was a Paul Harris Fellow and a 40+ year member of Rotary International and a lifetime member of the Missouri Association of State Troopers Emergency Relief Society (MASTERS). Mel was extremely proud of his family and his decades of service to the State of Missouri. He valued the friendships he built along the way and never forgot a name or face. Mel is survived by his wife Carol "Jeanne" Fisher of Warrensburg; his children Valerie (Chad) Nichols of Parkville, MO, Carrie McMillin of Jefferson City, MO, and Kevin (Stephanie) Fisher of Warrensburg; grandchildren Lucas Nichols, Brooke Nichols, Cooper E. Fisher, Trevor Elkins, Ben Elkins, Kyle (Taylor) Elkins; a great grandson Beckham Elkins; and a brother-in-law Leon Henderson. He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Alvina Fisher and his in-laws Dr. Elton and Hettie Cassity. A private family burial will take place in Missouri State Veteran Cemetery in Higginsville with full military honors. Memorial contributions are suggested to MASTERS for the families of state troopers killed in the line of duty. Contributions can be left in care of Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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