George A. Fitch Jr., 83, of Lillian, Ala. passed suddenly on September 5, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Joan, of 59 years, also of Lillian, Ala. and their children: Jeff (Nancy) Fitch of Perry; Michael (Robin) Fitch of Warsaw; Beth Fitch (Berna) Fitch of Naples; James (Lorna) Fitch of Perry and Heather Fitch of Columbus, OH. He is also survived by his siblings: Margaret Searl, Lowville and Bill (Jane) Fitch of Perry; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his brother, Charles Fitch (May) of Lowville.
George was born to George and Mabel Fitch, Lowville, on April 28, 1930. He graduated with an engineering degree from SUNY Canton and worked for 17 years at GLF/Agway, Middleburg, N.Y. In 1967, he moved his family to Perry to join his brother Bill in dairy farming. He retired from farming in 1993 after which he and Joan settled in Lillian, Ala. George worked as a maintenance manager for Brett-Robinson Ocean Condominiums on Orange Beach until his retirement at age 78. George and Joan enjoyed all there was to offer in the sunny south, providing a wonderful destination for many family gatherings.