Thomas David (David) Fitzgerald

June 13, 1957 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 64)


Mr. Thomas David Fitzgerald, 64, of Tifton passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at his residence in Tifton.

Funeral services will be held at Waterloo Baptist Church, Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. with Dr. Jeff Pangle officiating. Interment will follow the service in Waterloo Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Albritton Funeral Home.

Barrie Fitzgerald, Adam Hutchinson, Scotty Owens, Fred Pylant, Mark Spampinato and John Thompson will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Fitzgerald was born June 13, 1957, in Wilcox County, Georgia. He was a member of Waterloo Baptist Church and was retired from West Fraser in Fitzgerald as a timber sorter operator. David graduated from Wilcox County High School and Ben Hill – Irwin Technical School. Mr. Fitzgerald loved his Lord first and foremost along with his church family, but he could not have loved his wife, children and grandchildren any more than he did.  They were so special to him.  David enjoyed his horses, camping, fishing, hunting, riding his ATV, mowing his grass and anything he could do outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Nell Harnage Fitzgerald of Tifton; one son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Heather Fitzgerald of Cordele; one daughter and son-in-law, Kayla and Duran Paulk of Tifton; his grandchildren, Micah Paulk, Chloe Fitzgerald, Kaylan Paulk and Hannah Paulk; one brother and sister-in-law, Dean and Delaine Fitzgerald of Irwinville; one sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Tom Hyman of Cordele, brothers-in-law Keith Harnage of Columbus, Dana Harnage of Tifton and his Mother-in-law Mrs. Sara Nell Webb Harnage of Tifton, three nieces, Lynne and John Sweeney of Austin, Texas, Rebecca Reneau of Leesburg, Ga, and Saralyn Harnage of Tifton; three nephews, Barrie Fitzgerald of Valdosta, Ga, Wes and Amy Hyman of Raleigh, N.C., and Matt Price of Cairo, Ga; 2 grand nephews and 2 grandnieces; many aunts, uncles, and cousins.  

He was preceded in death by his parents Virgil and Nancy Fitzgerald and Pamela Dix Fitzgerald Wilcox, a loving father-in-law Curtis Harnage and one grandchild.


Flowers accepted or donations may be made to Waterloo Baptist Church Building Fund, 124 Waterloo Lane, Chula, Ga. 31733.

Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements. 

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October 1, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Albritton Funeral Directors
1020 Tift Ave. North
Tifton, GA 31793

Funeral Service
October 2, 2021

3:00 PM
Waterloo Baptist Church
124 Waterloo Church Lane
Chula, GA 31733

Interment following funeral service
October 2, 2021

Waterloo Baptist Church Cemetery
124 Waterloo Church Lane
Chula, GA 31733

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