Ralph A. Fiscus, 78, Spencer, died March 29 at his residence.
Born in Owen County, he was the son of Arthur P. and Mildred E. (Hamann) Fiscus.
He retired from the Herald-Times newspaper in 1984 and was an Army veteran. He was of the Methodist faith.
He is survived by wife Lola (Long) Fiscus, son Paul Fiscus and wife Linda, Spencer; four daughters, Dee and Roy McRoberts, Solsberry, Katherine and Tom Ragle, Ellettsville, Carol and Bradley Rood, Spencer, and Mary L. Fiscus, Bloomington; one half-brother, Michael Haltom, Spencer; 15 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Donald Wayne Fiscus, Leon Fiscus, Donald Clayton Fiscus, Harold Fiscus, and Richard Fiscus, sister Bernice Martindale, and grandson Israel Kane Rood.
Services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at West and Parrish and Pedigo Funeral Home with Roy McRoberts officiating. Burial will follow at Chambersville Cemetery with military graveside services provided by Spencer American Legion and Spencer VFW.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.