Ret. SGT First Class Verdi T. Fitzhugh, 76, of Stafford, went to meet our Lord on October 30, 2012 at Mary Washington Hospital. He was born on December 5, 1935, in Stafford, Virginia, to the late Oliver and Lucy Berryman Fitzhugh.
SFC Fitzhugh grew up in Stafford, graduating from Walker-Grant High School in 1953. He worked at Quantico Marine Base from 1953 until he joined the Army on December 1958. He served three tours in Vietnam.
He leaves to mourn: his brother, Clyde O. Fitzhugh of Stafford, VA; his sister, Joyce L. Fitzhugh of Fredericksburg, VA; two nieces, Melika Fitzhugh of Somerville, MA and Sharlotte Fitzhugh of Albuquerque, NM; and one nephew Michael Fitzhugh of Dallas, Texas
A viewing will be held Wednesday, November 7, at A. L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, 200 Butternut Drive, Fredericksburg, VA from 4 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be Thursday, November 8, at 11:30 a.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church Old Site, 1877 Garrisonvile Road, Garrisonville, VA. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.