Joe McDowell Fix, 81, of Waynesboro, Va., passed away peacefully on August 2. He was born on July 4, 1938, in Rockbridge County, Virginia, a son of the late Joe McFadden Fix and Mary Elizabeth Smith Fix.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Connie Young Fix; his son, Joey M. Fix; his second wife, Hattie Jean Kyle Fix; his brother, Charles E. Fix; and his niece, Dianna Toms Weeks.
He was a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and retired from Conagra Frozen Foods. He was a member of the Waynesboro Free Methodist Church, the Crozet Sportsmen Club and a lifetime member of the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his loving and devoted sister, Shirley F. Toms of Greenwood, and his brother, William H. Fix and wife, Barbara, of Wytheville, Va.
He also leaves to cherish his memory a number of nieces and nephews, especially his great-nephew, Todd McAllister and his wife, Emily who helped care for him over the last couple of years, along with many special friends and fellow fire fighters.
A graveside service was held August 9 at the Hillsboro Cemetery in Crozet, with Pastor Ron Nickel and Pastor Chris Pulice officiating. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department or Legacy Hospice of Fishersville, Va.