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James Fields


1941 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
James Fields Obituary
FIELDS James Donald (Don), age 77 passed away peacefully on Friday August 31, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born August 7, 1941 to Louise and Ben Fields, he graduated from Hall High School in Harlan, Kentucky and attended Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Don worked for many years for PH Owens Company in Lexington Kentucky and eventually moved to Atlanta, Georgia to take a job with Ames Supply Company as Regional Sales Manager. Don had a huge heart and never met a stranger, he had a knack for making everyone feel like family. He enjoyed life to the fullest and shared his heart with everyone that came in contact with him. Don is proceeded in death by his parents, Louise Fleenor and Ben Fields and survived by his wife, Melissa Fields (Lesa) of Atlanta, GA, his daughter, Donna K Haffler (Larry), his son Donald R Fields (Huey), four grandchildren that he cherished, Lindsay K Basham (Brea), Christopher M Haffler (Allie), Zachary J Haffler (Christina) and Maggie N Horseman (Cameron) of Lexington, KY. Don also leaves behind two brothers, Kenneth Fleenor (Hazel) and Edward Fleenor of Hamilton, Ohio. Don also had many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that he loved dearly. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday September 22, 2018 at Flanigan Funeral Home 4400 S. Lee Street, Buford, GA from 1-3pm. My Dad loved deeply and he loved completely. He would do anything for anyone and he will be missed. Our family is large, spread out, heartbroken and grieving, but we will remember Dad for his love, his laughter and his "Papaw-isms". Rest in Peace Daddy, we will see you again.
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Sept. 16, 2018
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