Funeral services for Navy Aircrewman Fitzmorris set for Friday
As the body of J.P. Fitzmorris is brought to Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston on Tuesday, members of the local Patriot Guard and police departments served as escorts. A former Ruston High student, Fitzmorris was one of two Navy Aircrewmen who died in a helicopter crash on July 19 in the small Middle Eastern country Oman. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church. A private family burial will follow the service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.