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  • Authur Eugene Fitzpatrick. My Great Grandfather.



    Fitzpatrick Suicide Victim
    Aged Piedmont Man Dies – Takes Own Life By Drinking Carbolic Acid.
    A.E. Fitzpatrick, 75 died Monday at 6:15 at the home of a son, Rufus Fitzpatrick, on Caton Street shortly after drinking a fatal potion of carbolic acid.
    Funeral services had not been completed, but will probably be held Wednesday at Piedmont Holiness church, pending the arrival of a number of the children from a distance. Usrey is in charge of arrangements.
    Surviving are six sons, Roy and Rufus, both of Piedmont; Harold, Fort Bragg, N.C.; Ollie, Camp Pickett, Va; Frank , Annistonand T.E. Monroe, Ga. Four daugters, Mrs. Grady Powell, Athen, GA; Mrs. John Clark and Mrs. Harry Parker both of Jacksonville, AL; one brother Clifford, Greensboro, Georgia and one sister Mrs. Sallie Tolbert, Griffin, GA and an aged Aunt Mrs. Tom Moore, Athens, GA who is 90 years of age or more and by whom he was reared as an orphan.
    Mr. Fitzpatrick had resided in Piedmont many years, and was employed by Standard Coosa -Thatcher for many years until retiring.

    Born 12 August 1868   Died 13 September 1943

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    Published on July 14, 2010 · Filed under: Fitzpatrick Obituaries, Uncategorized;
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One Response to “Authur Eugene Fitzpatrick. My Great Grandfather.”

  1. Cecilia Smith said on

    Hey Chris, this is so sad. I always wonder how sad somebody must be to take their own life. I’m reading a lot of your posts on here today for the first time. They’re very interesting. My aunt, Bertha Word lived on the corner of Caton St and Southern Ave.

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