Funeral services for Gary L. Fields, 72, of Jeremiah, were held April 12 at Kings Chapel Church in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.
A son of the late Clayton and Jeanette Fields, he was born in Whitesburg. He died April 9 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.
He was an ordained bishop of the Church of God, and pastored six churches in more than 40 years of ministry. He obtained a master of arts degree in Pastoral Ministry and Bible.
Surviving are his wife, Brenda Farler Fields; a son, David K. Fields and Angie Hatton of Whitesburg; a daughter, Misty L. Johnson and husband Donnie of Morristown, Tenn.; four brothers, Clayton “Buddy” Fields of West Carrollton, Ohio, Larry W. Fields of Wallins Creek, Tommy C. Fields of Glasgow, and David R. Fields of Knoxville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Lauren Fields, Jarred Day (U.S.A.F.), and Samuel Fields; and three great-grandchildren, Cullen Breeding, Channing Breeding, and Paxton Day.
He was preceded in death by his youngest brother, Bobby K. Fields, and a great-grandson, Cooper Day.
Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.