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Full Text of SR0842  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Phillip Fisher of Hanna City, who passed
4 away on August 15, 2008; and
5     WHEREAS, He was born June 25, 1954, in Waterloo, Iowa, the
6 son of George and Edith Grapp Fisher; he married Sandra E.
7 Slape on July 13, 1984; and
8     WHEREAS, He graduated from Washington High School and from
9 ICC with an associate degree; after school, he worked as a
10 journeyman meat cutter at various locations and also as a
11 Northwoods Mall security officer; he was an Auxiliary Civil
12 Defense Police Officer from 1972 until 1980; he began his
13 employment with the Peoria Police Department on September 2,
14 1980; he was promoted to Sergeant on May 21, 2005; he served as
15 Master Range Instructor, Master Taser Instructor, and as a
16 Field Training Officer; he most recently was assigned as the
17 Court Liaison Sergeant at the Peoria County Courthouse; and
18     WHEREAS, He served on the Executive Board of the Peoria
19 Police Benevolent Association, Cops for Kids, Peoria Police
20 Benevolent Land Committee, as Sergeant of Arms, and as the
21 treasurer for the State Police Benevolent Protection
22 Association; he received four life-saving awards, two



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1 distinguished service awards, the American Legion Award, as
2 well as many letters of appreciation from citizens, letters of
3 commendation issued by the chief of police for outstanding
4 service, and letters of appreciation from city officials; and
5 he received the Police Valor Award in 1993; and
6     WHEREAS, He enjoyed fishing, all types of hunting, travel,
7 riding ATVs, but best of all, he loved spending time with his
8 family, friends, his little black Schnauzer named Boo, and his
9 seven grandkids, each special in their own way; and
10     WHEREAS, His mother, Edith, preceded him in death in 1988;
11 and
12     WHEREAS, Phillip Fisher is survived by his father, George
13 and stepmother, Joan Fisher; his daughters, Caroline E. Carle
14 and Tracie A. Richey; his son, Phillip Jr.; his grandchildren,
15 Shelbie, Austin, Alysa, Elizabeth, James, Kaleb, and Kameron;
16 his sisters, Bev Stewart and Edith (Sam) Basir; his brothers,
17 Ron (Sarah) Fisher, Rod Fisher, Ty (Sue) Fisher, Eldon (Kathy)
18 Fisher, and Clyde Fisher; his six nephews and seventeen nieces;
19 his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Troy and Sharon Slape; his
20 brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gordon and Debbie Crow,
21 Steve and Jan Slape, and Dennis Slape and his fiancee, Abbi
22 Look; therefore, be it



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2 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
3 his family and friends, the passing of Phillip Fisher; and be
4 it further
5     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
6 presented to the family of Phillip Fisher as a symbol of our
7 sincere sympathy.