Roy B. Fitzwater, age 92, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 7:20 AM at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. He was born on October 15, 1921 in West Virginia to the late Matthew John Tilden & Mary J. (Runner) Fitzwater.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann (Seman) Lockhart-Fitzwater of Greenville, Ohio, whom he married on May 20, 1998; sister, Mildred Frazee of Fairborn, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Roy was a member of the EUM church in Greenville and was a truck driver for 60 years where he worked at Subler Trucking in Versailles and Case Carriage in Celina.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife, Florence Fitzwater; siblings, Ira Fitzwater, Willie Fitzwater, Opal Shook, Howard Fitzwater, Eva Elsass, Gaye Moore, Lessie Barton, Bessie Shahan; and twin brother Troy Fitzwater.
There will be a service held on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Sylvia McKibben officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com