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Harry L. Fitzwater

September 8, 1939 ~ July 21, 2020 (age 80)

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    Harry Leonard Fitzwater, age 80, of Moorefield, WV passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at his home. 

    He was born on September 8, 1939 in Moorefield, WV and was a son of the late Oscar Fitzwater and Ethel Mae (Clayton) Fitzwater.

    In addition to his parents, Harry was preceded in death by five sisters, Mary Elizabeth Fitzwater, Pauline Cain, Dorothy Ellenger, Susie McCoy, Edna Alsip, one brother Charlie Fitzwater and step grandson Steven Ethan Jones

    Harry is survived by one daughter, Deborah Fitzwater Sherman, two grandchildren, Alex Sherman and Erika Sherman; one great grandson, Carter Sherman;  6 step siblings, Michele (Mike) Azevedo,  Vicki (Philip) Fertig,  Scott (Suzie) Jones, Michael (Emily) Jones, Jenny (Gene) Jones and Steven Jones; two brothers, John (Christine) Fitzwater and Harold Fitzwater and his significant other and 15 step grandchildren and 19 step great grandchildren. 

   Harry graduated from Moorefield High School and was a United States Army Veteran of Korean War.  He was a member of  Moorefield American Legion Post 64.  He owned and operated Harry’s Plumbing and Heating for 40 years. 

Harry enjoyed the great outdoors.  He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and was forever a gentleman farmer.  He also enjoyed watching sports, especially his Philadelphia Eagles. He loved watching John Wayne movies and old westerns.

Family will receive friends on Friday, July 24, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV.  The American Legion Post 64 of Moorefield, WV will conduct a military service at 8 PM at the funeral home.  

  Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, all individuals entering the funeral home will be required to maintain social distancing and wear face coverings at all times.












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July 24, 2020

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