Willie Fisk, 50, Of Little Rock passed away Sunday March 24, 2013 at the Veteran’s Hospital. He was born in Salinas, California on May 11, 1962 to John and Carolyn (Cheke) Fisk. He was a retired truck driver for Crete Carriers and later worked as salesman in the gas and oil industry.
Willie was a tender-hearted, quick-witted, funny man who enjoyed writing poetry and was known to create nicknames for family, friends, pets and strangers alike. As a young man, Willie played, lived and breathed baseball. As he got older he became the world’s biggest San Francisco Giants fan and watched professional baseball often. He served in the U. S. Navy and was a Christian.
Survivors include his son, Marcus Fisk, along with his mother, Penny of Overland Park, KS; two sisters: Dorothy O’Daniel and husband, Phillip of Little Rock and Laura Fisk of Fayetteville; a half-brother, Kevin Fisk of St. Louis, MO, one nephew Kevin Porter, three nieces, Amy Armstrong and husband, Trevor; Jessica Harris and husband, Trey; and Jennifer Russell and husband, Larry; one great-niece Zoe Porter, and five great nephews, Jonathan, Austin and Brayden Armstrong, Grainger Harris and Coda Uffman. He also leaves behind his beloved dog Gracie Mae Sharpei.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers thus far will be Trevor Armstrong, Phillip O’Daniel, Trey Harris and Zachary Jeffery.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Roller-Crouch Chapel with Stacey Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202.