CAMILLA -- Willie Reid "Billy" Fitzgerald, 76, of Elmodel, died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Calhoun Nursing Home in Edison. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with burial that followed in the church cemetery. Rev. Robert Lewis officiated.

Born May 1, 1936 in Rochelle, GA, Mr. Fitzgerald was the son of the late Charles Reed and Thelma Lee Baker Fitzgerald and was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Haire. He was a self-employed painter and wood craftsman and member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Billie Sue Fitzgerald of Elmodel; daughters, Sharon Robinson of Ellaville, Lucille Bunnell of Fayetteville, NC, Beth Faulk of Leesburg, and Susan Davis of Leesburg; sons Bill Fitzgerald Jr., of Moultrie, Charles Reid Fitzgerald of Elmodel, Marshall Smith of Eaton Park, FL and Tommy Fitzgerald of Ellaville; sisters, Margie Johnson of Byron, Anne Wade of Albany, Sandra Driver of Leesburg, Elsie Clements of Byron and Brenda Spires of Macon; brothers, Charles Fitzgerald of Warner Robins, Ronnie Fitzgerald of Albany and Donnie Fitzgerald of Carrabelle, FL; 20 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren.

Visitation was held from 10:00 -11:00 AM Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, one hour prior to services.

Memorials may be made to Willson Hospice House, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, Ga. 31707.

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