Mr. Robert Davis Fitchett


Mr. Robert Davis Fitchett, 80, husband of the late Janie Marie Fitchett and a resident of Parksley, walked graciously into the arms of his beloved wife on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Born July 23, 1938, in Nassawadox, and reared in Birdsnest, he was a son of the late Milton Fitchett and Mary Isdell Fitchett.

Mr. Fitchett retired from Tyson Foods, where he worked as a maintenance mechanic for many years.

He looked forward to days spent riding motorcycles with his family and close friends, memories that will forever be cherished by his loved ones. Mr. Fitchett was a devoted husband and father who adored his family, and he happily dedicated his life to ensuring they always had what they needed.

Survivors include his three children, Robert Davis Fitchett Jr., of Burkeville, Va., Tammy Marie Gladding, and Lisa Anne Perry and fiancé, Timothy Bowen, all of Parksley; two brothers, Tommy Fitchett, of Sanford, and Sonny Fitchett, of Exmore; sister, Barbara Johnson, of Cedar View; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Nicole Perry, of Parksley; two great-grandsons, Carson and Dakota Rodriguez; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Milton Fitchett Jr., and a sister, Isabelle Smith.

Funeral services were conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, with the Rev. G. Wayne Parsley officiating. Interment was held in the Liberty Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Riverside Hospice, P.O. Box 616, Onley, VA 23418.

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Arrangements were made by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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