Friends and residents lined Maguire Road with American flags in support of the Fitzgibbon family, who brought their son home to be laid to rest.
Downtown Windermere was a sea of red, white and blue Wednesday, Aug. 17, as the town, residents and friends lined Maguire Road in Windermere with American flags large and small. They all gathered to show support and pay their respects to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Evan Fitzgibbon, who lost his life Aug. 9 in a Ranger School training incident.
John and Cindy Fitzgibbon were at Orlando International Airport when the body of their 23-year-old son was brought home. The hearse, carrying Fitzgibbon and his family, drove through the town on its way to Woodlawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park.
Windermere police officers provided an escort.
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