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Vance Fields


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Vance Fields Obituary
Vance Fields, 91, beloved father, granddad and great-granddad, has slipped the surly bonds of earth on Friday, April 26, 2013. Service: Honoring his wishes for no service, his family will honor him privately. Vance was born Jan. 16, 1922, in Chalk, the fifth of eight children born to Frank and Evie Fields. He was career military enlisting in the Army Air Corps in 1942 at the beginning of World War II at the age of 20 and retiring from Carswell AFB after 30 years with the rank of captain. He went on to earn his BBA from TCU at the age of 51 and began a second career in the federal civil service, retiring for good in 1987. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 54 years, Faye Bailey Fields, in 2002 and granddaughter, Bailey Jackson, in 2007. Survivors: Daughters, Kim Rhoads and husband, Ron, of Weatherford, Julie Jackson and husband, Mark, of Fort Worth, Tracy Fields and husband, Thaddeus Spack, of Golden, Colo.; grandchildren, Raney Ray and husband, BJ, Nicki Northcutt and husband, Danny, Ryan Fields and wife, Alexandra, Lauren Bray and Annie Jackson; and four treasured great-grandchildren. He was our rock and will always be in our hearts.
Published in Star-Telegram on Apr. 30, 2013
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