Don Robert Fischer Jr., age 91, of Gloucester, died on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at Riverside Walter Reed Convalescent Center.
Don was a graduate of Newport News High School Class of 1945, and retired from Newport News Shipyard following 40 years of commitment. He was of Baptist faith and a member of East End Blue Devils.
Mr. Fischer was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Fischer.
He is survived by a sister, Rachel Rhea and husband Calvin; niece, Denise Carter (Al); nephews, Keith Rhea (Lisa), Donnie Rhea, as well as a host of great-nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A celebration of life service conducted by the Rev. Tom Cohick will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at Beulah Baptist Church, 5490 Ware Neck Road, Gloucester. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the social hall following inurnment.
In Don’s memory, contributions may be made to the building fund of Beulah Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1519, Gloucester, Va. 23061.
Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.