Ruston’s Fitzmorris laid to rest
A large crowd lined Trenton Street on Friday morning as the funeral procession for Navy aircrewman J.P. Fitzmorris traveled down the street after leaving Trinity United Methodist Church. The 31-year-old was killed July 19 in Oman. Fitzmorris was a 1999 honors graduate of Ruston High School, where he lettered in baseball, football and track, and a 2003 graduate of Louisiana Tech University. See more pictures of supporters downtown on page 6A.