Ted Albert Fish



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Visitation will be Sunday, April 23, from 3- 7  at the Fortville Church of the Nazarene located at 701 S. Maple St., Fortville, Indiana. A  funeral service will be officiated by the Rev. Phil Edwards on Monday, April 24, at 11 am, at the same location.  A private burial will occur at a later date.

Ted Albert Fish, 86, passed away peacefully April 19, 2017 in his home in Fortville.  He was born August 25, 1930 near Moonsville, Indiana.  He is the son of John Edward and Dora Bell (Turpin) Fish.  Ted graduated from Anderson High School in 1949 and Great Commission School in 1951 and attended Anderson University from 1953 to 1956.  He was an Army veteran and fought in the Korean War.

After his military service, he returned to Anderson and married Zula Madge Trimble, and they were married for 42 years.  Ted and Madge had four children together.

After the passing of his wife Madge, Ted was married to Mayme Early for the past 22 years.

He retired from Delco-Remy Division of General Motors after 43 years of service.  He was a member of the Fortville Church of the Nazarene for the last 51 years and served as Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School teacher, and church board member.

Ted was a very hard worker.  He dearly loved his family and his church.  He was known as a man of prayer.

Ted is survived by his wife Mayme; his four children Patia (Tim) Wilson, Raymond (Leiesa) Fish, Sheryl (Paul) Jones, and Charles (Tina) Fish; stepchildren Steve (Becky) Early, Patricia (Greg) Stines, 12 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; brother Jack (Melba) Fish; sisters Glea (Dan) Delffs and Bea Carraher; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Madge; brother John; sisters Gleana, Helen, Hattie, Ruth, and Jacqueline.

Visitation will be Sunday, April 23, from 3- 7  at the Fortville Church of the Nazarene located at 701 S. Maple St., Fortville, Indiana. A  funeral service will be officiated by the Rev. Phil Edwards on Monday, April 24, at 11 am, at the same location.  A private burial will occur at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Fortville Church of the Nazarene are suggested.

Indiana Funeral Care is honored to serve Ted and his family and encourage you to share condolences and special memories with them online at www.indianafuneralcare.com

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  • I am so very sorry to hear about Brother Ted’s passing. He was one of the sweetest men I grew up in the church with. I loved the drive and passion he had for the Lord. What an example of Christian love he showed to so many! I know he is celebrating in heaven. I am sorry for the loneliness each of you have without him here. God bring each of you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Love you all and my prayers are with you.

    -Darcy Walker
  • Dear Fish Family,

    I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart is breaking for you all. You have been in my prayers. May God grant you His peace in your hearts. Ted was a wonderful man, and a devoted Christian. It is wonderful to know we will see him again. God bless.

    -Pam Spaur
  • To the Fish Family, Jan and I send our love and condolences. I had the privilege of being Ted’s pastor for almost 10 years.
    He was a spiritual giant. I have never had a better Sunday school Superintendent in over 50 years as a pastor. He are around friend. He stilled called me to tell me he was praying for us. Ted was a dear friend very much loved. We are praying for you.

    -James Walker
  • Ray,
    very sorry to hear about your loss. My condolences to you and your family.

    -Ian Macdougal
  • Mayme and family-
    So sorry to hear of ted’s passing. We are praying that God comforts your hearts and helps you in this time of sorrow.

    -JASON & CHRISTEE HADLEY
  • Trish,

    I am so very sorry to hear of your stepfather’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    -Angela Rondinelli
  • Fish Family
    So sorry for your loss. Ted was a wonderful man.
    Mamie our prayers are with all of you.

    -Sondra Bass and Family

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