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Jake Fitzwater

Jake Fitzwater, age 73, of Tornado, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017.

He was a son of the late James and Pearl Fitzwater.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years. Juanita Fitzwater; daughter, Leslie Cay, and husband, Tom Smithson; and brothers and sisters, Scott and Marlene Fitzwater, Tommy and Rita Fitzwater, Lucy Cox, Nancy and Dan Eller and Jeanetta and Steve Canfield.

Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 4, 11 a.m. at Humphrey’s Memorial United Methodist Church in Tornado.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Madelyn Hendricks Food Pantry, c/o HMUMC, 7799 Coal River Road, Tornado, WV 25177 or Hubbard Hospice House West, 4605 MacCorkle Avenue SW, South Charleston, WV 25309.

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