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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Obituary - Richard A. FitzGerald

Richard A. FitzGerald, age 85, of Grandview, Missouri, passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, December 21, 2020.

A graveside service will be held at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Belton Cemetery in Belton, Missouri.

Richard was born on October 14, 1935 in Hume, Missouri to David A. FitzGerald and Grace L. (Webb) FitzGerald. After graduating high school Richard was joined in marriage with his wife, Barbara J. (Fletcher) on July 18, 1954. Together they were blessed with four children. Richard worked many years for Wonder Bread, providing for his family. In life, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, David and Grace FitzGerald.

He leaves behind his loving wife of over sixty-six years, Barbara J. FitzGerald; two sons, Geary FitzGerald (Deborah) and Steve FitzGerald (Taylor); two daughters, Michelle Ann FitzGerald and Kelly D. Herman (David); two brothers, Arnold and Wayne FitzGerald; two sisters, Sharon Stone (Jim) and Carol Gleason; six grandchildren, Joshua Adam FitzGerald (Christina), Nicole Marie Jewell (Brian), Sam Malone, Connor FitzGerald, Cody Herman, and Ashlee Herman; and four great grandchildren, Nolan and Nora FitzGerald, and Maggie and Jacob Jewell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to, Center for Developmentally Disabled, 9150 E. 41st Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri 64133 or Developing Potential Inc., 251 NW Executive Way, Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063.