Henry Davidson "Buddy" Fitzpatrick Jr., who had been a Floyd County banker and businessman, died Wednesday in Pittsboro, N.C. He was 90.
From 1946 to 1988, Mr. Fitzpatrick worked in every department of Prestonsburg's The Bank Josephine, which was chartered in 1891 by his grandfather and other investors. The bank was named for his great-aunt.
Later, Mr. Fitzpatrick turned to developing real estate holdings.
He was concerned about education and had served on the Kentucky State Board of Education and on the boards of several educational institutions in the state.
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Mr. Fitzpatrick was born and grew up in Prestonsburg, graduated from what is now Eastern Kentucky University and was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Jane Fitzpatrick; a daughter, Jane M. Hopson of Louisville; a son, Franklin D. Fitzpatrick of Prestonsburg; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Prestonsburg. Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the church. Memorial gifts are suggested to God's Pantry in Prestonsburg or the Big Sandy Community and Technical College Scholarship Fund, Prestonsburg.
Hall Funeral Home in Martin is handling arrangements.