Thomas J. FitzGerald, Jr., 80, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away Friday, February 11, 2022, in Calico Rock, Arkansas.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 30, 1941, son of the late Thomas J. FitzGerald, Sr. and Florence (Rankin) FitzGerald. Thomas spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. He was united in marriage to Carole Lynn in 1962 and then married Dianne on July 26, 1975, in Elmhurst, Illinois. After graduating high school in 1959, Thomas served our country in the United States Army. He was a music and photography lover and spent his working years as a photographer. He and Dianne moved to Arkansas in 1992 after retiring and he enjoyed fishing, boating and the quiet beauty of Horseshoe Bend. Thomas had a love for animals and had a special place in his heart for his pets.
Thomas is survived by his sons, William and wife Paz, James and wife Allison, Michael and wife Angela and TJ and wife Lidia; daughters, Lori and husband Alfredo, Juliet, Lynn and husband Mark and Leigh and husband Chris; grandchildren, William, McKenzie, Anthony, Tyler, Gavin, Rhiannon, Evan, Patrick, Kevin, Connor, Sadie, Courtney and husband Cody, Dillon and Hailey and husband Jamey and great grandchildren, Oliver, Jaxson, Hudson.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Carole FitzGerald; second wife, Dianne FitzGerald; parents, Thomas Sr. and Florence FitzGerald and brother, Gordon FitzGerald.
Services will be at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.