FITZSIMMONS Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com Leonard Patrick Pat Fitzsimmons, age 67, went home to the Lord on November 2, 2012. He was born March 13, 1945 in Franklin, Louisiana, attended Clay High School and LSU. He proudly served his country as a Combat Infantryman in the Army during the Vietnam War for three tours of duty. He spent most of his life in Clay County. He was preceded in death by his parents, L.P. & Eleanor and brother, Michael. Pat is survived by his wife of 40 years, Susan and daughters, Erin Fitzsimmons & Kerry (Jeremy) Czubko; brother, Dennis Fitzsimmons; sister, Suzanne Wright; and his little buddy, Aussie Rescue Dog, Shep. Pat loved golfing, re-finishing furniture, spending time with the JLF Group and working on old cars. A viewing for Pat will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at Helm-Gallagher Funeral Home in Green Cove Springs. Funeral Services will begin at 2:00pm with burial to follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Haven Hospice, 8301 Cypress Plaza Drive, Suite 119, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Arrangements are by Helm-Gallagher Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1811 Idlewild Avenue, GCS, FL, 32043, 904-284-9696. www.helmgallagherfh.com.

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 6, 2012