Obituary for Reuben L. Fitzpatrick
Reuben L. Fitzpatrick, 71, of Hull, passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018.
“Dear God – Thy will be done; nothing more, nothing less and nothing else.” -Bobby Richardson, former member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes – this was Reuben’s prayer to God.
Born in Commerce, Reuben was a son of the late R.C. Fitzpatrick and Susie Pauline Morrison Fitzpatrick. He was a graduate of Madison County High School and he attended the University of Georgia. Reuben was a Veteran of the United States Army Reserves, having served from 1965 to 1971. He retired from Jackson EMC after 41 years of employment. Reuben was a member of the Madison County Rotary Club and Hull Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Reichert Fitzpatrick; stepchildren, Michael (Jennifer) Dempsey, Candace (Mike) Brookreson, Lindy (Brian) Birch, Laura (Micah) Crowe and Timothy (Ashley) Adams; siblings, Leon (Mary) Fitzpatrick, Mike Fitzpatrick and Tim Fitzpatrick; grandchildren, M.J. Dempsey, Colton Birch, Cody Birch, Austin Birch, Ashley Birch, Lily Crowe, Anna Crowe, Kyler Adams and Karsyn Adams and a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11:00 am at Hull Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center E #550, Atlanta, GA 30346.
Lord and Stephens, Danielsville is in charge of arrangements.