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Rev. David Fitzpatrick

May 4, 2015
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Message from Howard and Beverly Dayton
June 6, 2015 12:25 PM

Dear Margie and family, So very sad to hear this tragic news. Our hearts and prayers are with you. May The Lord Jesus bring you peace. Much love, Howard and Bev Dayton
Message from Pat Thomas of yrs gone by
May 14, 2015 10:50 AM

My precious Margie, I am so sorry about David and that he is no longer present with you but with Jesus. I say sorry because i know how much you must miss him and those smiles and laughs! The being at home together moments are so loud now. God will comfort his girl and in very special ways; sometimes especially during those crying jags that raw grief just brings and then when you are remembering and replaying so many events with David and they will come forever but right now they will flood your days. God does that to give you comfort. I remember our good times praying together before worship began. I love you, Pat Thomas
Message from Christy & Chris Dunn
May 12, 2015 10:21 PM

Dear Aunt Margie, David Junior, Jeremy, Michelle, Suzanne and Family,
We are so very sorry for the tremendous loss of Uncle David and can only imagine how difficult this must be for all of you. He was such a wonderful man who touched so many people and most of all his family. We hate that weren't able to attend the funeral, but understand that it was a beautiful service honoring his life. If there is anything we can do to help at this time, feel free to contact us (706) 248-1412 and
Christy and Chris
Message from Sherrill (Hall) Day
May 12, 2015 2:15 AM

My family has always cherished the friendship we have had with the Fitzpatrick family that goes back to the time when my parents, Ted and Ellie Mae Hall, were young. I was so sadden when i heard the news of your loss. Love, thoughts, and prayers to each of you as you deal with this tragedy. May you find comfort and peace in all the memories that you have shared as a family.
Message from Barbara King
May 11, 2015 7:50 PM

Just want you to know that I am so sorry for your loss. What a comfort to know that you will see him again someday when we all get to heaven. I am keeping your family in my prayers.
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A candle was lit by Barbara King on May 11, 2015 7:49 PM
Message from Thor and Bonnie Colberg
May 11, 2015 9:31 AM

We are so very sorry to hear about David. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. May you experience the grace of our Lord at this time.
Message from Steve Rowland
May 9, 2015 1:14 PM

My most sincere and heartfelt condolences for your loss of a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend, and just all other superlatives, and most importantly, a fellow rider. It was a privilege, but with a heavy heart, to place David's Ghost Bike. Words cannot assuage your grief and loss. We will never forget David. Hope to have more for you in the coming days. I will keep in touch through Margaret.
Message from Mark and Carol Berry
May 9, 2015 10:59 AM

Margie and Family,
We're so sorry about the loss of David. You and your whole family are in our prayers in this time of bereavement.

Much love,
Mark and Carol
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A candle was lit by Elaina Green on May 8, 2015 5:39 PM
Message from Ben LeVan
May 8, 2015 8:49 AM

Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you this day as you lay to rest your beloved husband, father, son, pastor and friend. May our Heavenly Father draw ever so near to you and comfort you on this day and in the days ahead.


Ben, Stephanie, Julia and Dawson LeVan
Message from Caitlin Hamner
May 8, 2015 8:18 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.
Message from Gloria and David Denton
May 8, 2015 5:52 AM

David and I have fond memories of David, Margie, David, Michelle, Suzanne, and Jeremy in our younger days as young families at Cleveland UMC. Our children, Vida, Matt, and Zac,and your children had many happy days together in Sunday School, VBS, and Sunday afternoon activities. I remember them, the Marshall children, the Kirkpatricks, Aikens, and many others who made the church so special. I especially remember David and Margie, and the leadership they provided just by being themselves. Even though we lost touch after leaving Cleveland, we always remembered the special place you had in our lives. We are saddened to hear of David's passing, and hope that the obvious love, respect, and admiration felt for David will help you in the days ahead. We are thinking of you all. Gloria and David Denton, Cumming
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A candle was lit by Janie Cleghorn on May 8, 2015 2:29 AM
Message from Janie Cleghorn
May 8, 2015 2:28 AM

I am so sorry to hear of David's passing. He touched my heart in a special way and helped me through a very difficult time in my life. I pray the peace of our Savior will comfort your hearts.

Janie C.
Message from Jenna and Logan Pratt
May 7, 2015 9:52 PM

David Fitzpatrick was an amazing man who taught me that no one is too young to hear the Lord's call. He was a great pastor with a kind heart and an infamous love for converse shoes and Hawaiian shirts.

David followed the Lord well and showed others how to do the same by his example. He will be missed greatly by those who knew him as a pastor and friend. Our deepest condolences to his lovely wife, Margi, his children and the rest of his family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
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A candle was lit by Brian and Jennifer Kovach on May 7, 2015 9:10 PM
Message from Debra and Kenneth Seabolt
May 7, 2015 8:34 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. David was such a kind man and he will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love always,
Debra and Kenneth
Message from Tracy and Tracy Howington
May 7, 2015 6:57 PM

He wasn't just the preacher on Sundays he and the whole family were very special and available anytime. Have a lot of special memories of the years at HUMC. He was the man who United is in marriage. So sorry for your loss and y'all are all in our thoughts and prayers.
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A candle was lit by Corien Hix on May 7, 2015 6:08 PM
Message from Tina Hansard
May 7, 2015 3:29 PM

Margie, Michelle & family, I am so sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts & prayers. May God hold you ever so close during this difficult time
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A RAYS  OF SUMMER SUNSHINE was sent on May 7, 2015

The Fitzpatrick Family is in our heartfelt prayers. Our deepest sympathies from your friends and co-workers at Crown Financial Ministries.

Message from Dan and Cheryl Daniel
May 7, 2015 1:07 PM

We are so sorry for your loss and we are praying for you and your family if you need anything do not hesitate to reach out
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A candle was lit by Dan and Cheryl Daniel on May 7, 2015 1:04 PM
Message from Cleveland, Georgia
May 7, 2015 11:40 AM

I am very sorry to hear of your loss. May the God of All Comfort be with your family during this time and always. Sincerely Robin Davis
Message from Ginny and Al Crumley
May 7, 2015 11:26 AM

oh, we have been in shock!! Know we are thinking of you and praying for you all!! Love you!!
Message from Debbie Lovell Brady
May 7, 2015 11:03 AM

So sorry for your loss and keeping the whole family in my prayers.....
Message from Stan Lawson
May 7, 2015 10:46 AM

I am sorry for your loss. David was three years ahead of me in school but I remember all the kids coming with Mr. Fitzpatrick to see my older brother who had been very sick and was the FFA president in about 1956. Mr. Fitzpatrick set the example of a quiet Christian gentleman that allowed David to follow in his footsteps. My thoughts and prayers will be of your family in this time of sadness but it also a time of rejoicing that David's work is done and his homecoming just the beginning .
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A candle was lit by Steve and Nanci Hicks on May 7, 2015 10:23 AM
Message from Patty & Curtis Smith
May 7, 2015 9:50 AM

May God be with you during this difficult time.. So sorry for your loss. I will continue to keep you in my prayers, and if you need anything, please let me know.
(Carol's sister-in-law)
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A candle was lit by Patty & Curtis Smith on May 7, 2015 9:48 AM
Message from robert and jan hodges
May 7, 2015 9:13 AM

love you and our thoughts are with you
Message from BikeFrendlyAtlanta
May 7, 2015 9:04 AM

RIP my friend David Fitzpatrick. BFA will always remember, never forget you! We pray for you, your family and friends during this terrible time. I'll be placing a bike for you to ride on your trip home soon. It will hopefully spread the hope that we humans can respect and act better towards each other everywhere in your honor. RIP my friend.
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A candle was lit by Steve Rowland on May 7, 2015 8:43 AM
Message from Janice Pressley
May 7, 2015 8:41 AM

So sorry to hear thIs. Pastor David was such a blessing. He helped to restore my faith in God. My thougths and Prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Message from Cecilia Benton
May 7, 2015 6:07 AM

David and Jenn - I am praying you feel the comfort of God's loving care now and in the future days, weeks and months. Knowing he has reached his eternal home is a wonderful blessing.
Message from Bruce, Connie, and Clare Nunley
May 7, 2015 5:54 AM

So sorry to hear of the passing of a Godly man. David will be missed!
Message from Susie Combee
May 7, 2015 12:32 AM

To Margie and Family: My heart aches for you all. May the Lord surround and comfort you in His loving arms as you draw nearer to Him.
Message from Murrayville, GA
May 6, 2015 11:09 PM

Sending prayers your way. We are so sorry to hear of your recent loss.
The Bill Marshall family
Message from John & Debbie Spillers
May 6, 2015 10:43 PM

Our hearts are broken over your loss! David was such a kind and gentle man with a genuine love for God, family, and those with whom he could share the love of Christ. The life he lived and the lives he has touched will resound throughout eternity. What a precious legacy he leaves here on his earth through all of you! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, and we will continue to lift you up in the coming days and months.
Love to all,
John and Debbie Spillers
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A candle was lit by Charlotte Palmer on May 6, 2015 10:13 PM
Message from Charlotte Palmer
May 6, 2015 10:12 PM

I and all my family grieve for your loss. The Fitzpatrick family has always held a special place in our hearts. May God's grace bring you all comfort now and always.
Message from Shannon Sell
May 6, 2015 10:10 PM

Margie and Family,
I am so shocked and sad to hear of David's passing. It has been years since I have seen any of you, but I have the fondest memories of David and your family. I am so sorry for your loss as I cannot imagine how difficult this must be for all of you. Please know that you are in my prayers and daily thoughts. May God comfort each and every one of you in this difficult time.
Message from Phyllis Howard Weldon
May 6, 2015 9:05 PM

My heart breaks for all of the Fitzpatrick family...My God bring you comfort that we will be with David again on those golden streets! Carol, Roger, Angie, Mike, Donna, Horace, Bertie...we are praying for all of you!
Message from Pat Adams
May 6, 2015 8:03 PM

Condolences and prayers for the Fitzpatrick family. I knew you from a church in Hoschton and know that God has called home a good christian.
Message from Janie (Pruitt) Nutting
May 6, 2015 5:44 PM

I graduated with David & Margie in 1968 at White County. I'm so sorry about David. He was always a kind person in school and I'm sure he stayed that way. May God be with all the family. Janie Nutting49
Message from Roger and Barbara Sullens
May 6, 2015 5:27 PM

We can't express enough how sorry we are for your loss. It has been a joy to get to know Michelle and Noah through Writing Pals last year. We personally did not know "Mr. Fitz." However through all we have learned through reading the many condolences this week, we have been touched by his life. I know the students at GHA, including Abigail loved him. I am sad that she will not to be in his class and learn from him. He will be greatly missed there. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We pray God's peace and blessing for you over the coming days.
Message from Pamela Cantrell Canup
May 6, 2015 5:21 PM

I am so sorry to hear about David he has always meant so much to me. He along with your entire family have always been a huge influence on my life. The encouragement Preacher David gave me during high school have carried me through many trails. My prayers are with all of you during this time.
Message from Giah Hollifield Kress
May 6, 2015 5:14 PM

Mrs. Margie, David, Michelle, Suzanne and Jeremy, trying to find words to match the emotions inside is really hard. I am so sorry, yet so thankful that you do not grieve without hope. I do not have to tell you how wonderful I thought your daddy was. He was, and will always be, so precious to me. I am praying peace over you all, peace beyond understanding. I am rejoicing in the fact that we will all see him again. I am smiling when I think that he is exactly where he always sought to be, at the feet of Jesus. I love you all, always.
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A TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was ordered on May 6, 2015

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May time heal your sorrow, may friends heal your pain, may peace replace heartaches and may warmest memories remain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The Abacus Family

Message from Robert WIlson
May 6, 2015 4:13 PM

So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Loved his kind and gentle spirit. Look forward to seeing you in heaven again with your Hawaiian shirt and converse on. Prayers to the family.
Message from Jane Scales (Morris)
May 6, 2015 3:52 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzpatrick children and Ms. Fitzpatrick.
Jane Scales
Message from David and Melanie Patton
May 6, 2015 3:23 PM

Dear Margie, David Jr., Jeremy, Michelle and Suzanne,

We are so sorry for your pain and grief in the loss of David. He is now full of joy in the presence of Jesus but his absence leaves heartache for you and all who loved him.

It is bittersweet yet comforting to think of our son Chris already being there to bear hug David and welcome him to Heaven.

Eternity will be wonderful but until then our prayers are with you. May God constantly surround you with His amazing love and deep peace.

Melanie & David Patton
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A candle was lit by Carolyn Mitchell on May 6, 2015 3:18 PM
Message from Carolyn Mitchell
May 6, 2015 2:59 PM

We will dearly miss this soft spoken man of authority. I say soft spoken because the beauty in his authority is he never forced it. It came quietly and calmly and we all respected and loved him at GHA. Our children are better for having him in their lives. We parents are also better for the wisdom he shared and the seeds he planted in our children's hearts. He met our children where they were and helped them to understand very complex theological concepts that escape some adults. Thank you for sharing him with us. We were truly blessed!
Message from Dale & Marie Underwood
May 6, 2015 2:56 PM

We are so sorry for your tragic loss. Praying that you will hold tight to the Father's grip as you walk through this valley.
Message from Julie Born
May 6, 2015 2:19 PM

Margie & family,

We are so sorry for your loss. All of us at Top Notch will have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
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A SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent on May 6, 2015

Sending thoughts and prayers from across the miles. May God be ever present during this difficult time. Love, Dennis and Melba Dunn Matheson from San Diego California.

Message from Don Jackson
May 6, 2015 12:05 PM

So sorry to hear about David's passing. God bless you and yours in your time of grief.
Message from STACY PORTER
May 6, 2015 11:22 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May GOD comfort you in this time of need and give you strength to carry on for the days to follow.
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A candle was lit by STACY PORTER & FAMILY on May 6, 2015 11:20 AM
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A GRANDMA'S GARDEN  TABLE BASKET was sent by Adam and Christina Stribling on May 6, 2015

Message from Andre' and Jennifer Hazelwood
May 6, 2015 9:19 AM

Michelle, Trevor and Kids: We were heartbroken to hear of your loss. Our prayer is that you find comfort from our Loving God during this time. May the memories of your time with him bring smiles, warmth, and joy. There is peace in knowing this is not good-bye or an end.
Message from Julie Deane
May 6, 2015 9:07 AM

I was so sad and shocked to hear the sad news. I will not be able to attend the service, but am thinking of you all, and praying.
Message from Tammy Hulsey
May 6, 2015 6:26 AM

Margie and family, I read the news in shock yesterday that the family I had been worried about from hearing the news the day before was you all. I just couldn't believe my eyes. I am SO sorry for your loss. Working with you at MCEA over the years, I got the opportunity to get to meet David on numerous occasions. He was a very kind and sweet man. I know you will miss him dearly. We just have to hang on to precious memories and the knowledge that we'll have a happy reunion one day in the not so far future. Please know I will be praying for you all during the coming days.
Message from Buster and Edith Puckett
May 5, 2015 9:28 PM

David touched so many lives including ours.Great is his reward for sharing his love for God with so many and leaving a legacy of love thru his sweet godly family.We will have a wonderful reunion someday.May you know God's peace and comfort as only God can provide.You are loved.
Message from Charles and Becky Boyd
May 5, 2015 8:32 PM

May God bless your family. We are so sorry for the loss of a wonderful man as your husband, father and grand father. May God wrap you all in his loving arms during this time of grief. David was a very kind man to our entire family when he was pastor at Hoschton UMC in Hoschton, Ga. We will never forget his love.

~Charles and Becky Boyd~ 5/5/15
Message from wanda Gilstrap
May 5, 2015 7:15 PM

Angie and Roger I am so sorry for your loss if their is anything I can do let me know
Message from Bradley and Beverly Hood Greene
May 5, 2015 4:48 PM

We are so sorry for your lost. God be with you all.
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