Posted: Thursday, Dec 20th, 2012
TENNERTON — Willard Fitzgerald, 90, of Buckhannon, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at his home.
He was born Jan. 29, 1922 in Louisa County, Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dan L. and Annie Sallie Jones Fitzgerald; one great-granddaughter and three brothers.
Willard is survived by his son, Michael Fitzgerald and wife, Vickie Lynn Coberly of Buckhannon; seven grandchildren, Sally Fitzgerald, Cindy Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald Jr., Daniel Fitzgerald, Christina Nottingham, Beverly Claypoole and Josh Coberly and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Fitzgerald was a Baptist by faith, a carpenter and had served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at the Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel in Buckhannon.
A private family graveside service will be held in Oak Hill with military honors performed at the graveside.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblyn.com. The Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.