August 26, 1920 - June 9, 2014 Captain Edward Morris Fitch, Jr. - Age 93 joined our Heavenly Father on June 9, 2014, from natural causes. Born in Phoenix, AZ, August 26, 1920 son of Edward Fitch, Sr. & Lillian Ann Fitch. Loving husband to Beverly for 62 years. Devoted father to Edward, III (Melanie), Don (Dori), and Wanelle. A wonderful grandfather to Derek, Danielle, Diana, Darren, Alix, Marie, and Luke. Ed was a Navy veteran of World War II. Upon returning from the war he graduated from USC in 1947 with a BA Degree in Business Administration and was a proud member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Ed returned to military service in the Korean War and then the Naval Reserves giving 20 years of service to our country. Ed was a dedicated employee of Bayly, Martin & Fay Insurance Agency for more than 35 years, steadily rising to the position of President. Ed retired in Newport Beach, CA in 1985 to enjoy his family, go fishing (which he loved to do) and was an avid fan of U.S.C. Trojan Football. He will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know him. "OVER AND OUT". Services will be held on June 19th at Mariner's Church, Irvine at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org
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Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 14 to June 16, 2014