Whitesburg KY

Services held for Raymond Fields

Raymond Raleigh Fields of Whitesburg, died March 31 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was 81 years old.

Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Matthew C. and Allie Frazier Fields. He was the brother of the late June Henry and Mafra Jones.

Fields was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of Whitesburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5829 and American Legion Post No. 152. He was a member of the Whitesburg First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Lucas Fields; a son, Greg Fields, Ashland; two daughters, Cathy Fields and Vicki Boggs, both of Whitesburg; a nephew, Vaughan Jones, Louisville; four grandchildren, Eric, Victoria, Adam, and Emily; and three great-grandchildren, Braxton, Bradyn, and Kylee.

Funeral services were held April 2 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Sandlick Cemetery.

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