Jon Charles “Chuck” Fisk

chuck-fiskJon Charles “Chuck” Fisk, age 76, of Hoschton, GA passed away Friday, October 7, 2016.  Chuck was retired from CSX Railroad after 39 years of employment.  His career started with Union Pacific Railroad in Denver, CO in 1960 and his sales career and management with the B&O Railroad, later became CSX which enabled Chuck to live in five different states retiring in Jacksonville, Florida.  Chuck served on the Planning and Zoning board for the City of Hoschton.  He was involved in the Neighborhood Watch program for The Village at Hoschton.  Chuck loved his family, friends, life and traveling.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years of marriage Geraldine “Gerrie” Fisk; son Jon Craig Fisk and wife Bernadette of Suwanee; daughters Lorrie Ruddick and husband Lee of Hoschton, Janell Garver and husband Brian of Snellville; seven grandchildren Lauren, Cory, Katie, Conner, Brandon, Courtney, and Travis; great grandchildren Kristian and Karson and many relatives and friends. Memorial services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Garver officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the following organizations. The Wounded Warrior Project at, St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital at or Hospice of Northeast Georgia, 2150 Limestone Parkway #222, Gainesville, GA 30501.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548,, 706-654-0966.

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One Response to Jon Charles “Chuck” Fisk

  1. Dan Thaler says:

    For Chuck,
    Too many great memories to list here. Family get-togethers were always the BEST. Fishing trips, picnicking in the mountains and various holidays. Christmas time always stood out to be one of the most memorable. Remember going to downtown Denver and seeing all of the holiday sites, stores and lights, finishing off with a visit to Santa. The Dad’s were responsible for all of the kids on these particular trips while the Mom’s prepared a nice chili feast for us upon our return to warm everybody up. I also remember when Chuck dressed as Santa (quite convincingly) attended several of our groups celebrations. What a person, never was there a time when you didn’t have fun when Chuck was present. He always lit up the room, no matter what the occasion. As kids, we always cherished the times we had with the Fisk family, knowing that Chuck would make us all laugh and bring nothing but pure joy to everyone. As an adult, one of my favorite stories to hear him tell was when we were all little, there was one particular Christmas that our family passed down some of our old bikes to the Fisk family as they were in need of some help at that time. As kids, we had no idea that this had been done. Shortly after Christmas we had a get-together where I noticed that my bike ended up as a Christmas present to one of the Fisk kids. Of course, I had to ask the question why MY bike was now one of theirs??? I’m not sure how we made it though that ordeal at the time but between our parents and Chuck and Gerrie they were able to keep things in check. There were many more stories and memories that I was fortunate to have because of this man. He was a wonderful friend, father and person. I was lucky to have known him and he will be sorely missed.



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