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Obituary: Richard Rexford 'Rex' Fisher

Richard Rexford “Rex” Fisher

Richard Rexford “Rex” Fisher

Richard Rexford “Rex” Fisher, 89, died May 12, 2020 in Prescott, Arizona. He was born March 29, 1931 in Des Moines, Iowa to Rexford and Thelma Fisher.

Rex served in the U.S. Navy for nearly 4 years as a Corpsman aboard the USS SPHINX (ARL-24) during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged, he served as a civilian with the Naval Aviation Services Unit in Miramar, California.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 36 years, Phyllis Fisher, his stepdaughter, Carolyn Kujawa and stepson, Randy Griffin.

He is survived by his stepdaughter, Rachel Griffin, grandkids, and great-grandchildren.

Rex was more than a stepfather to Rachel and her children. He was a father to her for 46 years and he will be truly missed and forever loved.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Heritage Memory Mortuary. Please visit to sign Rex’s online guestbook.

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