W. H. (Harris) Fitzpatrick, Jr., 93, of Crystal Springs, died Sunday, September 21, 2014 at his home.
Visitation will be 2pm-3pm Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Stringer Family Chapel.
Mr. Fitzpatrick was a member of the Brookhaven Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. A native of Austell, GA, he attended Georgia Tech and Millsaps College. He retired in 1988 from South Central Bell after 35 years as a building and planning engineer. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Mr. Fitzpatrick was a fantastic woodworker and enjoyed a lifetime of farming and raising cattle and hay. “Mr. Fitz” as he was known had a calm, meek personality and was loved by everyone. He loved his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Marguerite “Pete” Fitzpatrick.
Survivors include: his son, Wes Fitzpatrick, III (Vickie), of Brookhaven; daughter, Harriet Fitzpatrick Brister of Crystal Springs; sister, Ann Strickland of Austell, GA; five grandchildren; Heather Megehee (Glenn), Jason Brister (Amy Scanlon, fiancee), Holly Brister, Shannon Fitzpatrick (Risi), and Collyn Fitzpatrick; and three great grandchildren.