April 02, 1931 - November 04, 2017
Bill Fitzpatrick, a resident of Plainfield, IL, was born into Eternal Life on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the age of 86. Bill is the beloved husband to the love of his life, Joyce “Joya” for 65 years; the loving father of William Lee (Cindy) Fitzpatrick, Kimberly (Joe) Smith, Robert Fitzpatrick, Sr. and the late Patricia Lynn Fitzpatrick; the proud grandpa of Melissa (Chris), Joey (Jayme), William (Nicolette), Andrew (Danielle), Robert (Alyssa) and the late Thomas Lee and great-grandfather of eleven. Bill proudly served in the U.S. army during the Korean War. He loved being a part of the VFW and the American Legion. Bill also was very passionate about sailing and writing poetry.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 9, 4:00 until 8:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Routes 30 & 59, Plainfield, and Friday, November 10, 10:00 AM until the time of funeral services begin at 10:30 AM at Peace Lutheran Church, 24024 W. Main St., Plainfield. Interment with military honors will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.
For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Bill's life, memorials in his name may be directed to the Edward Hines VA Hospital. Click on the donate tab, follow the prompts and please notate "To be used according to the wishes of the Bill Fitzpatrick Family" in additional comments.