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Robert (Bob) Fitzgerald

Robert (Bob) Fitzgerald, 78, died Tuesday, August 27th, 2019. Bob was born on Nov. 30, 1940 to Elsie & Leslie Fitzgerald, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a lifetime resident of Connersville.

As a boy, he concurrently worked three newspaper routes for the morning Indianapolis Star, the afternoon Indianapolis News and the daily Connersville News-Examiner. After graduating from Connersville High School, Bob was an original member of the Fayette County Ambulance Service where he made thousands of runs as an emergency medical technician over a career that spanned from 1967 through February of 1996 when he retired as Chief. Until recently, he was the Procedure Analyst for 19 years at CRF - First Choice, Inc., a resource for disabled persons to be able to help themselves lead a better and more fulfilling life.

Bob was proud to have played on the great 1956 CHS undefeated Spartan football team. His fulfilled life included the love of wife, children, brothers, sisters, grandchildren, and the companionship of his dogs that brought him much joy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Michael and his sister Joyce.

Survivors include his wife Juanita Fitzgerald; son Robbie Fitzgerald; daughter Teresa (Sissy) Fitzgerald; brothers Jim, John, and Charles; sister, Mary Fitzgerald Ball; stepchildren; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.