James Phillip Fischer, 88, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
James was born February 14, 1934 in Wheeling, West Virginia to the late William V. Fischer, Jr. and Pauline (Raybould) Fischer.
James married his wife, Carolee (Loew) Fischer, on April 3, 1954; they were married for 68 wonderful years.
James proudly served in the United States Coast Guard. He loved his country and voted in every election he could. He was a member of the American Legion Post 252 and served as an officer and an adjutant. James attended Risen Lord Lutheran Church and was an avid NASCAR fan. He was always excited for the Indy 500 and went every year from 1960 to 2013.
James is survived by his wife, Carolee Fischer of Greenwood, IN; two daughters, Lisa Fischer-Wade of Boulder, CO and Amy Collier of Flower Mound, TX; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, all of Texas; several nieces.
James was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
No services are to be held at this time.
Arrangements are entrusted to Jessen & Keller Funeral Homes ~ Whiteland Chapel. 729 N. US Highway 31, Whiteland, IN 46184. 317-535-6880. www.jessenkeller.com