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Bobby Fields dies at 77

Bobby Gene Fields, 77, died July 27 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born in Cromona to the late Estill and Myrtle Maggard Fields, he was a lifelong resident of Letcher County, where he was a coal miner for most of his life.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara Hunt Fields; a son, Bobby Fields, Jr. and wife Missy of Jenkins; two brothers, Jackie Fields and wife Marlina of Columbus, Oh. and Alfred Fields of McRoberts; a sister, Bessie McPeek and husband Lester of Jenkins; an aunt, Melva Fields of Neon; two uncles, Carl Kelly and wife Vernila of Pound, Va., and Ira Maggard and wife Shelby of Lorain, Oh.; and a special nephew, Mickey Ward.

Burial was in Fields Meadow at Jenkins.

Carty Funeral Homes of Neon and Jenkins had charge of arrangements.

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