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Elwood Ira Fitzgerald
October 1, 1928 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Elwood I. Fitzgerald, 95, of Waynesboro, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at Rivers Edge Nursing Home. He was born in Nelson County on October 1, 1928, a son of the late Arthur Newton and Hannah P. (Philipps) Fitzgerald.
Elwood retired from Crompton and greatly enjoyed farming.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Fitzgerald; daughter, Rebecca Lucas; granddaughter, Anglea Lucas; and siblings: Eldrige Fitzgerald, Joe Fitzgerald, James Fitzgerald, Ralph “Tojio” Fitzgerald, Ed Fitzgerald, J.R. Fitzgerald, Wilber “Red” Fitzgerald, Robert Fitzgerald, and Maggie Allen.
Survivors include his son, Randy Fitzgerald; grandsons: Dallas, Eric, and Chris Fitzgerald; great granddaughters: Molly Emmy, and Allie Fitzgerald; siblings, Jean Miller and Geraldine Clements; as well as extended family and friends.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1pm on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home with Pastor Billy Coffey officiating. Burial will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. Elwood was a hard working and blue jeans wearing man, so please dress comfortable to attend the service.
Active pallbearers will be Dallas Fitzgerald, Eric Fitzgerald, Chris Fitzgerald, Scott Ryan, Scott Lowery, and Joe Lowery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Waynesboro First Aid Crew, 201 West Broad Street
Waynesboro, VA 22980, or online by visiting www.wfacrescue1.org.
The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Rivers Edge Nursing Home for their loving care of Elwood and his family.
Share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.charltonandgroomefuneralhome.com.