John Fields
1939 - 2018
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Age 78 passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. He was born April 12, 1939 in Gary, Indiana to the late John Henry Sr and Louvenia (Fitzpatrick Fields. John graduated from Roosevelt High school class of 1957. He also attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA where he studied Biochemistry. John retired from Inland Steel Research after 38 years of service. He was a faithful member of Tarrytown Missionary Baptist Church where he loved teaching Sunday School and serving on the Deacon Board. Preceded in death by his parents John Henry and Louvenia Fields, brother Clarence Fields, and sister Joyce Fields. He leaves to cherish his fond memories wife of 57years Louise Fields, 2 sons Jeffrey A. Fields and Maurice D. (Yolanda) Fields, daughter Kiana L. (Johnny) Calvin III, sister Anita L. Fields, brother Louis L. Fields; four grandsons, one step grandson and one granddaughter, 2 sister- in-laws Thelma Fields and Cleotha Fields and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, January 19, 2018 from 12-8:00p.m. with family hours from 6-8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel 2959 West 11th Ave. Funeral services Saturday January 20, 2018 at 11:00a.m. at Tarrytown Missionary Baptist Church 601 Ralston Street. Pastor Willie Joyner Officiating. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 17, 2018.
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January 25, 2018
To Louise And Family. I Am so sorry For Your Loss. Louise I Would Have Been There Had I Known. I Will Keep You And Your Family In My Prayers. GOD Bless You With His Favor, Grace And Mercy.
Zenobia Hodges
January 24, 2018
TO THE FIELDS FAMILY:

The "IRONS FAMILY" extend our heartfelt condolences on the passing of John. We remember John and our brother Lethenius Irons being close friends in high school. Lethenius passed on December 6, 2017; so we know the lost you must be feeling, as well.

Please know this....GOD WILL SEE YOU THROUGH, HE WILL COMFORT YOUR HEARTS AND GIVE YOU WARM MEMORIES OF JOHN; Just as HE has done for us.

You remain in our prayers.

THE IRONS FAMILY
Earmon J. Irons, Jr.
Syrathia Irons-Thaxton
Evie L Irons
Gerald D. Irons, Sr.
SYRATHIA IRONS- THAXTON
January 20, 2018
To the Fields Family,
I am sorry to hear about Mr. Fields. I have very fond memories of him from Hanley St. My family and I send our condolences, our prayers and our love to you all.

God Bless You
Michelle Gadberry
January 18, 2018
My dearest Uncle John, you are greatly missed by your huge family. I hold so many fond memories of vacations and yummy cookouts at your home. At your home was the only time we were allowed to drink soda ...oops "pop", Canfield's to be exact. It was just a few weeks ago that I heard your voice as you and Aunt Louise left me a lovely Christmas message and Happy New Year wishes. I will cherish that. Peace and love.

Your niece, Deidra
January 18, 2018
I was saddened to learn of the loss of my former co-worker and friend. John always had a smile and a kind word for everyone he encountered. He loved God, his family and his church, and anyone who knew him certainly knew that. May God bless and strengthen you.
Diane Pratt
January 17, 2018
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Richard Malone
January 17, 2018
I will always remember how Mr Fields stood tall in our community as I was growing up. He embodied sternness and gentleness all in one. He helped raise many children on Hanley Street. My heart and prayers go out to the family. Praying that the Lord will provide you a peace that surpasses all understanding during this season. Rest in peace Mr Fields.

Blessings from Greg, Tanya and Gregory Hines
Tanya Hines
January 17, 2018
Kiana and Johnny,
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one! May God comfort you at this difficult time. Remember that God never makes a mistake and you will see him again. Until then - know that he is present with God! Many blessings to you and your family. Praying for you from afar.
V Daniel
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