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Jerald D. "Jerry" Fite

 
December 26, 1942 - January 2, 2022
 

Jerald D. “Jerry” Fite, 79, of Springfield, died at 10:30 am, Sunday, January 2, 2022 at his home. He was born December 26, 1942 in Carlinville, to Calvin Ray and Mary Jane (Richards) Fite. He married Sheila Rawski on May 4, 1968, and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jerry was a graduate of Carlinville High School, Class of 1960. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

He worked for Burroughes Corporation and later worked as a service technician for Xerox Corporation and retired in 2001 after thirty years of service.

Jerry was a member of Central Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking, reading, traveling and helping with Habitat for Humanity. He helped throughout the church constructing and building various projects.

Visitation: 11 am – 12:30 pm Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 12:30 pm, Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Mary Ellen Sharp officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, 2744 South 6th Steet, Springfield, IL 62703; Central Baptist Church, 501 S. 4th Street, Springfield, IL 62701 or a Charity of the Donor’s Choice.

CDC protocol shall be followed.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, January 6, 2022

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, January 6, 2022

Time: 12:30 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, 2744 South 6th Steet, Springfield, IL 62703; Central Baptist Church, 501 S. 4th Street, Springfield, IL 62701 or a Charity of the Donor’s Choice.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, January 6, 2022

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, January 6, 2022

Time: 12:30 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, 2744 South 6th Steet, Springfield, IL 62703; Central Baptist Church, 501 S. 4th Street, Springfield, IL 62701 or a Charity of the Donor’s Choice.


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