Ronald Lee Fitzpatrick Sr. was born on August 4, 1958 in Brawley, CA and passed away on January 2, 2021 at Pioneers Memorial Hospital also in Brawley. Ron was a lifelong Imperial Valley resident who graduated High School at Brawley Union High. He is survived by his siblings, Robert Eaton and Rosemarie Eaton as well as his 5 children, Genevieve Fitzpatrick, 36, Ronald Fitzpatrick Jr, 35, Hillary Fitzpatrick, 27, Rhonda Smith, 28 and Samantha Rubin, 21, whom he had just reconnected with, and his 4 grandchildren, Caleb, Hailey, Aiden and Corey. Ronald was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Genevieve Eaton; twin brother, Donald Eaton and his oldest brother John Ward. An open Memorial service will be held on March 6, 2021 at 12 p.m. at Frye Chapel and Mortuary 799 S. Brawley Ave, Brawley, CA 92227.
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2021.