NEW BERN - Daniel Webster Fields Sr., 80, 231 Staten Rd., Rocky Run Community, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of St. James AME Zion Church.
His funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at St. James AME Zion Church with the Rev. Cynthia Smith, pastor. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his two sons, Kevin Fields of New Bern and Daniel W. Fields Jr. of Washington, D.C.; five daughters, Sharon Fields of Rego Park, N.Y., Bernetta Fenner of Raleigh, Shenetta Fields-Taylor and Stephanie Washington, both of New Bern, Ramona Fields of Amityville, N.Y.; one brother, James Fields of New Bern; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence of Kevin Fields, 262 Rocky Run Road. Viewing hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, at Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.
Online condolences are accepted at oscarsmortuary.com.
Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.