George Herman Fischer Jr., 86, of 3251 Timberline Drive, Orangeburg, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at his residence. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Orangeburg Lutheran Church, with Pastor Garry W. White officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Fischer was born in Orangeburg, a son of the late George H. Fischer and Veronica Brunson Fischer. He was retired from U.S. Steel as a construction engineer. Mr. Fischer was a 1943 graduate of The Citadel. He was active in the Quail Unlimited. Mr. Fischer was a member of Orangeburg Lutheran Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Corp of Engineers in World War II. Survivors include wife, Leona S. Fischer of the home; four sons, George Herman Fischer II and wife Luann of Green Bay, Wis., Barry Alan Fischer of Branchville, Jon Russell Fischer and wife Joann of Charlotte, N.C., and Brian Henry Fischer and wife Melinda of Orangeburg; a sister, Marjorie Weeks of Lone Star; two grandsons. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Dukes-Harley Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Orangeburg Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 488, Orangeburg, SC 29116; Hope Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 67, Vance, SC 29163; or to a charity of one’s choice. Tags: 1943

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