Ned Rex Fitz, 91, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 in Georgia.

He was born Dec. 15, 1929 in Louisville, KY to George Mason Fitz and Margaret (Tucker) Fitz.

He married Jeanetta Katherine (Spurling) Fitz on June 2, 1950 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 15, 2021. They cherished 71 years of marriage together.

Ned is survived by his children, Terry Fitz, Rhonda Milligan, and Bret Fitz, his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, his son-in-law and care-giver, Anthony Cook, and his sister, Bobbie Jean.

Ned was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and his sisters, Libby, Dora, Jane, and Betty Lou.

He was a member of the Eagles and the Moose. Ned was a carpenter and designer by trade. He enjoyed doing mechanical work, drag racing, trap shooting, hunting, and fishing. Ned was an Indiana State Champion in billiards.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m, Thursday, Sept. 16, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17, at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Ned’s family. Online condolences may be shared at