Stewart A. Fitzsimmons

January 20, 1979 ~ May 8, 2023 (age 44) 44 Years Old

Stewart Fitzsimmons Obituary

Stewart A. Fitzsimmons, 44, of Potomac, passed away at 5:45 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2023, at his home.

Stewart was born on January 20, 1979, in Rantoul, Illinois, the son of Bill James and Betty (Whitlow) Fitzsimmons.  He married Christie Taylor on September 27, 2008, at the Potomac Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife Christie Fitzsimmons of Potomac; son- Aidan Fitzsimmons of Potomac; mother- Betty Fitzsimmons of Potomac; three brothers- Bobby (Marilyn) Fitzsimmons, Barry Fitzsimmons and Patrick Scott (Bridgett) Fitzsimmons; four sisters- Laura (Sean) Rhodes, Joy Lynn Fitzsimmons, Leann Fitzsimmons and Veronica Adams; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father-Bill Fitzsimmons, sister- Billie Fitzsimmons, and two nephews- Skylar and Randall Fitzsimmons.

Stewart graduated from Armstrong High School in 1997 and later attended four years of trade school through the union.  He worked as a union pipefitter for over 15 years for Local #157 Plumbers and Steamfitters.  He was most recently working at East Lynn Fertilizer.  Stewart was a member of the Potomac Church of the Nazarene.  He enjoyed working on vehicles and motorcycles.  He loved to work, was very smart and was a jack of all trades.  He enjoyed reading and could remember anything that he read.  Stewart loved to spend time with his family.

A Celebration of Stewart's Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the Potomac Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Randy Holden officiating.  Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, at the church.  He will be laid to rest following the services in the Potomac Cemetery.  Memorials may be made in Stewart's name to Hooves of Hope.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Stewart's life.  Condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:  

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May 13, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Potomac Church of the Nazarene
206 East State Street
Potomac, IL 61865

Celebration of Life
May 13, 2023

2:00 PM
Potomac Church of the Nazarene
206 East State Street
Potomac, IL 61865


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