Elza Earl Fitzhugh, Jr.

Class of 1935

Elza Earl Fitzhugh, Jr.

June 23, 1916 – November 23, 1969

Elza E. Fitzhugh, 53, of 5117 NE 6th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, died Sunday, November 23, 1969 in Miami, Fla.

He was born June 23, 1916, in Trenton, Missouri, to Elza Earl and Lillie Belle (Carney) Fitzhugh. In 1935 he graduated from Perry high school.

On Feb. 3, 1941, Fitzhugh enlisted in the Coast Artillery Corps. He served in the army and was stationed at Pearl Harbor the day it was bombed.

A resident of Fort Lauderdale for 25 years, he was a department manager for Sears, Roebuck and Company. He was a member of the American Legion 222.

Fitzhugh is survived by two sons, Clayton J. and Brian T. Fitzhugh, Riviera Beach, Fla.; Stepson, Fred Sneeden of Ft. Lauderdale, and two sisters.

American Legion service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be Wednesday 11 a.m. at the Kalis Funeral Home. Rev Spencer Williamson of the Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in Lauderdale Memorial Park Cemetery.