Mr. Hillous H. “Fish” Fishburn age 86 of Salem passed away Friday, January 22 at Salem Crossing.
Mr. Fishburn was born April 20, 1929 in Tennessee the son of Elzie and Effie Gammon Fishburn.
He was a retired meat cutter for Jay C Food Stores. He had previously worked for IGA, and Phillip’s 66.
He also operated the old Fishburn’s Ashland service station. He attended Monroe Church of Christ and West Side Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Olene Zimmerman Fishburn in 1964. He was also preceded in death by his parents and 3 sisters.
He is survived by his wife: June McVay Fishburn. They were married May 16, 1975. He is also survived by a son: Steve Fishburn of Seymour, a daughter: Marsha Cunningham of Seymour, a step-son: Russell Amburn (Donna) of Salem, a step-daughter: Wanda Cruse (Mike) of Salem, two brothers: Gerald and Mack Fishburn both of Indianapolis, a sister: Melva Fishburn of Indianapolis, 10 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8PM and Tuesday from 9AM-time of service.