CEDAR BLUFF – Robert “Bobby” Fitzgerald, 70, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born March 9, 1943, in the Cairo Community of Clay County, the son of the late William Freeman and Annie Catherine Cockrell Fitzgerald.
He was a member of the Cairo Presbyterian Church. He was a retired electrician, having worked at Southwire in Starkville. He married Betty Jo Coggins Fitzgerald on Nov. 11, 1961.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Cairo Cemetery near Cedar Bluff. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Jo Fitzgerald of Cedar Bluff; two sons, Robert Allen Fitzgerald (Deborah) of West Point and William David Fitzgerald (Jan) of Maben; three grandchildren, Rachel F. Poppelreiter (Josh), Caitlin Fitzgerald and Courtney Fitzgerald; and four great-grandchildren, Joshua Poppelreiter Jr., Adaleigh Hollingsworth, Kasen Fitzgerald and Kinsleigh Fitzgerald.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Edwards, Bob Edwards, John Edwards, Wally McGee, Dale Harris, Steve White and Donnie Coggins. Honorary pallbearers will be employees at Southwire, doctors and staff of North Mississippi Medical Center-Hospice Unit, Dr. Andrew Wartak and staff, Dr. Andrew Kellum and staff, and Chaplain James Hilderbrand.
Memorials may be made to Cairo Cemetery Fund, c/o Judy Chrismond, 3836 Highway 50 West, West Point, MS 39773.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.
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