Roderick FitzgibbonAlexandria, VA, 1929 - 2019
Roderick Fitzgibbon, 80, of Alexandria, Virginia, formerly of Little Rock, Arkansas, died December 19, 2019. He was born October 4, 1929 in Little Rock, son of Carney and Creasy Durham Fitzgibbon.
Roderick was reared and received his early education in Little Rock, Arkansas, graduating from Central High School. He earned his Bachelors Degree from Ouachita Baptist University, where he was a member of the tennis team. Dr. Fitzgibbon earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Arkansas School of Pharmacy.
Dr. Fitzgibbon owned and operated his own pharmacy, Fitzgibbon Pharmacy, from 1964-1978 in Parkin, Arkansas. After selling the pharmacy, he worked for a few other pharmacies before retiring and moving to Virginia. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and enjoyed playing golf and tennis.
Dr. Fitzgibbon was preceded in death by his son, Warren Fitzgibbon; his parents; older brother, Carney Fitzgibbon, Jr.; and twin brother, Rodney Fitzgibbon. Survivors include his wife and caretaker, Simone Fitzgibbon of Alexandria, Virginia.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Friday, December 27, 2019 at Graceland Cemetery by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors. Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.
Published December 24, 2019
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