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John Welch Fields, 75, dies in Casey County




John Welch Fields, 75, died June 6 at his home in Casey County.

Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Corbin and Dollie Day Fields and was also preceded in death by a brother, Harry, and sister, Loraine. He was a retired coal miner and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Ocie Fields; two sons, Jerry Fields and Thomas Fields, both of Mayking; three daughters, Pina Fields, Louisville; Mary Fields, Windsor; and Melissa Raleigh, Eubank; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; five brothers, Carl, Glenn, Eddie, Ray, and Terry; and five sisters, Imogene, Dorothy, Faye, Katie, and Ardell.

Funeral services were held June 9 at Jennies Chapel Methodist Church in Casey County.


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