Eugene W. Fitch

JEANERETTE — Funeral services will be held for Mr. Eugene W. Fitch, 44, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in Beau Pre Mausoleum Chapel with Father Jody Simoneaux officiating.  Interment will follow in Beau Pre Mausoleum. Visitation will begin Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. at David Funeral Home in Jeanerette.

A native and resident of Lafayette, Mr. Fitch died April 27, 2009, at 12:21 p.m. in a Lafayette hospital. He was employed by George Lift Truck Service as a mechanic.

Survivors include his father, Huey P. Fitch, of Lafayette; his mother, Edell Gerhart Welch, of Lafayette; one son Jason Wade Fitch; one daughter Ashley Nicole Fitch, both of Savannah, Tenn.; brothers Huey P. Fitch Jr. of Spring, Texas, and Walter Dean Welch of Baton Rouge; sisters Courtney E. Fitch and Angelle A. Fitch; nieces Emily C. Fitch and Grace N. Fitch; and one nephew Hunter T. Fitch, all of Lafayette; his paternal grandparents, Walter and Lena Armentor Fitch of Jeanerette.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Remas D. Finch and Paul M. Finch; his stepfather, Dean Welch; and his stepgrandparents, Bridget and Walter Lejeune.

Pallbearers will be Huey Fitch Jr., Hunter Fitch, Jason Fitch, Eric Landry, Walter Welch, Waylan Bourque and Bill Bassett.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to V.F.W. Post 120, 120 V.F.W. Road Duson, LA. 70529.

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David Funeral Home of Jeanerette, 400 Provost St., 276-5151, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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