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Posted on Aug 2, 2018

Obituary: Gene Fish

Gene Fish was born to Harry and Edna (Zimbelman) Fish on Dec. 5, 1937, in Tacoma. The family moved to Spokane by 1939 where his sister Sandra was born. The family moved to Quincy in 1950. Gene graduated from Quincy High School in 1956.

Gene joined the U.S. Navy after graduation. He served for four years and then was in the reserves for several years. He was honorably discharged.

After being discharged from the Navy, Gene went to work for the post office. He was living in Federal Way when he retired after 34 years of service. He returned to Quincy before his mother, Edna’s death. 

Gene was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge. He was very proud of his service to the community.

Gene had been living at the Cambridge Assisted Living facility due to health concerns when he passed away on July 23, 2018.

A graveside masonic inurnment will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at the Quincy Valley Cemetery.

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Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel is assisting with arrangements.