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.