William G. “Buddy” Fitzgerald

Augusta, GA – William G. “Buddy” Fitzgerald, 70, husband of fifty-two years to Dianne Fitzgerald, entered into rest Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at University Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 21, at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Earl Carter officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Buddy was the office manager for Bell Investment Company. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan for over forty years. He would travel to Athens to watch them play football, only to return home to watch it again as many times as it was shown on TV.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo and Martha Phillips Fitzgerald; and sisters Marian Johnson, Jane Eve, Kay Pierson, and Beverly McBeath.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Chuck Fitzgerald and his wife, Stacey; his brother Tom Fitzgerald and his wife, Cerelia; his sister, Shirley Greaves; and his grandchildren, Joshua Fitzgerald, Christopher Fitzgerald, Kyle Fitzgerald, and Kasey Fitzgerald.
Pallbearers will be Cary Pierson, Joey Dozier, Cole Pierson, George Greaves, Jimmy Greaves, Ron Carter, Brandon Pierson, and Billy Johnson.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Augusta Humane Society, Inc, PO Box 12035, Augusta, GA 30914-2035; or to the charity of one’s choice.
The family would like to offer special thanks to the Medical Oncology Associates doctors and staff of University Hospital for all of their care and support.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 20, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.

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