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Daniel H. Fields

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Daniel H. Fields

Daniel H. Fields, 74, of West Lafayette, died August 9, 2014 at the Indiana Veterans Home. Born in Lee County, Virginia on April 26, 1940, he was the son of the late Anderson and Molly (Greer) Fields. He was a retired master carpenter for Purdue University and served honorably in the U.S. Army. He was member of the Eagles Lodge and the Lafayette Archery Club. He enjoyed playing softball, was an avid bowler and member of several leagues. He was president of the union at Peerless Wire in Lafayette.

Surviving are four children, Carla (Bob) Wyant, Patricia (companion Frank Ford) Remaly, Daniel (Julie) Fields all of Lafayette, and Judi (John) Phllips of Westfield, IN; six siblings, Virginia King, John Sargent and Irene Gann of Dandridge, TN, Lula Mae Ely of Mt. Carmel, TN, Alice Large of Pennington Gap, VA, and Joyce Harrington of Indianapolis, IN; eleven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two siblings, George Sargent and Lucille Ely.

There will be memorial visitation from 1 p.m to 2 p.m. with the memorial service at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Simplicity Funeral Care with Rev. Fr. Eric Underwood officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lafayette Catholic Schools or the Almost Home Humane Society. Share online memories and condolences at

Published in the Journal & Courier on Aug. 12, 2014
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