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Paul Fisk

Paul O. Fisk, 84, of Versailles passed away at 2:20pm, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born near Milan on April 16, 1936 the son of Orlan and Etta Belle Fisk.


He was married to Carolyn Andress on October 7, 1961 and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter Beth (Steve) Mathes of Versailles; two sons Paul “Gregory” Fisk and Todd “Jefferey” Fisk both of Versailles; three grandchildren Sara (Aaron) Salyer, Rachel (Ben) Lawhorn, and Carson Fisk; four great-grandchildren; five sisters Emma Mullins of Independence, Kentucky, Helen Crowder of New Richmond, Ohio, Dora Jones of Verona, Kentucky, Rose Mobley and Delores Adams both of Batesville.


He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Jane Ann, his granddaughter Emily Mathes, brothers Lloyd and Johnny Fisk, and his sisters Goldie Cummins and Norma Beckett. Mr. Fisk was a 1954 graduate of Versailles High School. He served in the US Army from 1954 to 1962 with the 510th Tnk. Battalion. For service to his country Paul received the Good Conduct Medal and was classified as a Sharpshooter with the M1 rifle, and also a Carbine Marksman. He was a farmer and had driven a gas truck for Empire Gas for 26 years. He could be seen around Versailles doing a lot of mowing in the summer and also did lawn mower maintenance.


Paul enjoyed being outside, fishing, and tending to his pond at home, feeding his fish. Paul was a former member of the New Marion Baptist Church and joined the Versailles Baptist Church in January of 1984.  Paul was also a member of the Versailles American Legion.


Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Harold Carter officiating. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles with military honors by the Versailles American Legion. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.