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MSGT Arthur Lee Fitzgerald, USMC (Ret)

March 1, 1930 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 89)

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Obituary

MSGT Arthur Lee Fitzgerald, USMC (Ret), 89, of Richlands, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019.

Born on March 1, 1930 in Portland, ME, he was a son of the late Walter Francis and Mary Wildes Fitzgerald.  He retired from the USMC with over 25 years of service.  He was the recipient of the Silver Star Medal and 4 Purple Hearts, having served in the Korean War and 3 tours in Vietnam.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Isuzu Fujioka Fitzgerald; six brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are two sons, David Fitzgerald and wife Ellen of Richlands, Jeff Fitzgerald and wife Stacey of New Bern; a sister, Nancy Fitzgerald of Maine; and 6 grandchildren, Eric Fitzgerald, Aaron Fitzgerald, Jenna Fitzgerald, Kacey Fitzgerald, Anna Fitzgerald, and Matthew Fitzgerald.

Visitation will be Monday evening from 6 pm until 8 pm at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville. 

Funeral services will be 11 am Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville.  Burial, with full military honors, will follow in Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
September 16, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home - Jacksonville
303 Chaney Avenue
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Funeral Service
Tuesday
September 17, 2019

11:00 AM
Jones Funeral Home - Jacksonville
303 Chaney Avenue
Jacksonville, NC 28540

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