John E. Fitzgibbon, Jr., of Laredo, Texas passed away at the age of 64 on Sunday December 06, 2009. Johnny was born and raised in Laredo, Texas and attended St. Joseph’s Academy. He graduated with a degree in accounting from South West Texas State in San Marcos, Texas. He was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. He served in the Army reserve for 6 years. He spent many years employed as an accountant for oil companies in South America and Indonesia before returning to the states to work as the accountant with the Caffey family of Corpus Christi, Texas. In 1978, he returned to Laredo and established his own accounting firm. Johnny was active as a Laredo Rotarian. He was an avid pilot and enjoyed sailing in his sail boat “The Fiddler’s Green”. Johnny was a world traveler, a true outdoorsman and a real Irishman at heart. He is survived by his wife Jan, son; Sean, daughter; Heather, father, Attorney John E. Fitzgibbon, Sr. of Laredo, sister; Janice Hughes of Austin, Texas, Nephew, Trey Hughes of Laredo, Texas and niece, Jennifer Hughes Sutton of Austin, Texas. He also leaves behind numerous friends and his beloved golden retrievers, Nugget & Lila.He was preceded in death by his daughter Julie and his mother Betty Jean Clingenpeel Fitzgibbon. A Memorial Service to celebrate Johnny’s Life and recall memories will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 7:00 pm in the Fred Dickey Chapel.In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Laredo Animal Protective Society, 2500 Gonzalez St. in Laredo, Texas 78040, 956-724-8364. Funeral service arrangements have been entrusted to the funeral directors of Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services 4502 Thomas Ave.