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June 5, 2014

Robert Wesley Fitzwater

OAKVALE — Born July 25, 1935 in Mercer County he was the son of the late Fred Fitzwater and Martha Terry Fitzwater.

Bobby was a graduate of Oakvale High School and retired from Rockwell International as an Assembly Operator. He enjoyed his retirement riding through the Oakvale area in his pickup truck stopping to visit with his friends and had been a lifelong resident of the Oakvale area.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Robert “Robbie” Fitzwater on February 2, 2002.

Survivors include his wife of fifty one years, Linda Harry Fitzwater of Oakvale; one daughter-in-law, Regina Fitzwater Shelton of Kingsport, TN; one granddaughter, Chantelle Fitzwater of Kingsport, TN; one grandson, Clark Wesley Fitzwater of Kingsport, TN; two brothers, Larry Fitzwater of Oakvale and Anthony Fitzwater of Norfolk, VA; and three sisters, Nita Kyle of Lake Tahoe, CA, Faye Harris of Ivor, VA and Alice Chrisswell of Suffolk, VA.

Graveside committal rites will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 6, 2014 at Elgood Cemetery with Rev. Clarence Bear, from Kingsport, TN, officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call at Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, June 5, 2014 (today). Those attending the graveside service on Friday are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 AM.

Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale is serving the Fitzwater family.

 

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