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William Maxwell Fittro

April 7, 1937 - January 27, 2022

William “Bill” Maxwell Fittro, 84, of Rustburg, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022. He was the loving husband of Margaret Williams Fittro for 62 years.

William was born on April 7, 1937 in Clarksburg, W. Va., a son of Clarence and Edna Fittro.

William was retired from Babcock & Wilcox after 31 years of service. He was also co-owner and operator of Fittro Greenhouses with his wife for over 30 years. He prided himself on the plants he grew and provided the community.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, William David Fittro (Brenda), Edna Susan McIvor, and Joyce Fittro Gourley (Steve); a son-in-law, Kirk Williams; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dora Mae East; a brother, Larry Fittro; his oldest child, Mary Fittro Williams; and a son-in-law, David McIvor.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, from 6 to 8 p.m. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jack Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Cumbie Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Rustburg United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Susan, I was sadden by the loss of your Dad. Many prayers to you and your family.

Posted by Michelle Johnson on February 1, 2022

Susan, I was sadden by the loss of your Dad. Many prayers to you and your family.

Posted by Michelle Johnson on February 1, 2022

Mr Fittro was a fine man. He always greeted me with a smile and a joke. He will be missed by many. My deepest sympathy to Mrs. Fittro and the children. Prayers lifted for all of you. Sandy and Freddie Keesee

Posted by Sandy and Freddie keesee on January 31, 2022

Mr Fittro was a fine man. He always greeted me with a smile and a joke. He will be missed by many. My deepest sympathy to Mrs. Fittro and the children. Prayers lifted for all of you. Sandy and Freddie Keesee

Posted by Sandy and Freddie keesee on January 31, 2022

Margaret our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time. May God surround you with his love and comfort. Tommy & Jo Ann Smith

Posted by Thomas & Jo Ann Smith on January 31, 2022

Sending our heartfelt condolences. So sorry to hear of your loss of your father. You and all of your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. May God provide comfort and peace. Love, Anna & Charlotte Mikels

Posted by Anna Mikels on January 31, 2022

We send our love & prayers to the family. We dealt with Bill & Margaret for many years, buying plants for our landscaping business. Marge Macdonald & Cathy Hensley

Posted by Margaret Macdonald on January 31, 2022

Joyce and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Carl and Michelle Davis on January 31, 2022

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