NCHA Executive Committee member Jeff Fisk, 74, of Walton, Kentucky, passed away suddenly January 31, 2017.

He was the owner of National Cleaning Company, Inc., served on the first coaching staff for Simon Kenton’s initial football team, and served on the board of directors for Highland-Independence Cemeteries. Jeff’s true passion though was horses.

Fisk represented Region 4 on the NCHA Executive Committee. He raised, owned and trained them including a World Champion Cutting horse. Jeff’s involvement with the equine industry included serving on the Kentucky Horse Park Commission, the board of directors of the Racing Health and Welfare Fund, the executive board of the Kentucky Horse Council, and helping prepare for the World Equestrian Games held in Lexington, Kentucky.

He is survived by his wife (of 47 years) Sue Spegal Fisk; children, Kimberly Dawn Reed (Bill) and Jeffrey Beaumont Fisk; grandchildren, Tyler Trentman and Mackenzie Reed; mother, Helen McGraw Fisk; and brother, Rodney Fisk (Pam).

Visitation will be Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon with services immediately following at noon at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home in Independence, KY. Interment will take place at Independence Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Kentucky Racing Health and Welfare Fund, 422 Heywood Ave, Louisville, KY 40208. Online condolences may be expressed to