August 16, 1937 - March 10, 2018
Doug Fitzgerald, age 80, passed away Saturday morning at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was a very honorable, humble, and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and he loved his animals. He was a veteran, serving with the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 38 years, Clarice L. Fitzgerald and who has been lovingly by his side taking care of him for the last 17 years. His four sons, Arthur Douglas Fitzgerald, Jr. of New Jersey, Dean (Denise) Fitzgerald of Franklinton, LA, John Ike Fitzgerald of California, and Joshua S. Perry of Varnado, LA; three daughters, Kristie Lynn Fitzgerald (Donald) Hall of Shalimar, FL, Kebbie J. (Kenneth) Rosenberg of Tampa, FL, Carley James of New York, NY; six grandchildren, Jacob Fitzgerald of California, Dean Fitzgerald, Jr. of Franklinton, LA, Devan Hall of Tennessee, Hannah Hall of Florida, Sadie S. Perry of Liverpool, NY, and Lilly Elizabeth Lang Rosenberg of Tampa, FL; one sister, Mary Lee Burke of Athens, GA; one brother, Hugh James Fitzgerald of Folsom. He was also survived by numerous friends and other relatives.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Grace Fitzgerald; a son, Kevin Paul Fitzgerald; one brother, Dr. Joel Fitzgerald; and three grandchildren, “the Brody triplets,” Max, Olivia, and Avery Brody.
Special thanks go to Camelia Hospice, Jennifer, Brandy, Misty, and Melissa. They were very diligent and dedicated caregivers.
A very special shout out goes to the members, Pastor, and sisters in Christ at Varnado United Methodist Church.
Visitation and services will be on Tuesday, March 13, at Varnado United Methodist Church in Varnado, LA starting at 1:00 P.M. and continuing until time of service at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Kathy Abrams Pfeider will officiate.