Brandon Fitzgerald

Staff Writer
Washington Times-Reporter

Brandon “BJ” Fitzgerald, 26, of Washington, died at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 13, 1982, in Peoria to Bruce and Linda Liesman Fitzgerald.

Surviving are his parents of Washington; one brother, Scott Fitzgerald of Washington; and his maternal grandmother, Marjorie Liesman of Middletown.

He graduated from Washington Community High School in 2001 before earning his bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Southern Illinois University in 2006. 

After graduating, he lived in Chicago for a few years before returning to the area to work for Roecker Cabinets Inc. in Peoria.

 He performed with several bands in the Chicago and Peoria areas. 

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Washington. The Rev. John Bates will officiate. 

Visitation was Tuesday at Deiters Funeral Home in Washington. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery in Washington.

Memorials may be made to either the Peoria Rescue Mission or to St. Jude’s Midwest Affiliate.

To send condolences online, visit www.deitersfuneralhome.com.