Robert D. Fields, Sr.

January 23, 1935 — June 6, 2011

Robert D. Fields, Sr.

ROBERT D. (MOON) FIELDS, SR WAS BORN JANUARY 23, 1935 TO THE LATE THELMA AND WILLIE FIELDS SR IN CROSBY, MS. HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011 IN GULFPORT, MS. HE JOINED AND BECAME A MEMBER OF BONDS CHAPEL C.M.E. CHURCH IN COLES, MS AT AN EARLY AGE. ROBERT RECEIVED HIS EDUCATION IN GLOSTER, MS. HE MOVED TO GULFPORT, MS IN 1958 WHERE HE WORKED AT VARIOUS RESTAURANTS ALONG THE COAST AS A COOK. HE LATER WAS EMPLOYED WITH THE CHATTANOOGA GLASS PLANT IN 1963 FOR 30 YEARS UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT AS A SUPERVISOR. ROBERT WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SON, RICKY A. FIELDS, THREE BROTHERS, WILLIE D. FIELDS JR, HERMAN JORDAN, AND DAVE ATKINS. TO CHERISH HIS MEMORIES HE LEAVES TO MOURN HIS LOVING WIFE, JOANN SPANN-FIELDS AND ELEVEN CHILDREN; FOUR SONS, ROBERT FIELDS JR, ALBERT RAY (SHIRLEY) FIELDS OF GLOSTER, MS, LEONARD FIELDS OF DALLAS, TX, & MICHAEL FIELDS OF ATLANTA, GA; SIX DAUGHTERS, TERRI (LEROY) COOPER, CRYSTAL DAVIDA FIELDS, BETTY JEAN FIELDS, RENEE FIELDS-BOLTON, RHONDA FIELDS, & LATARSHA (RODERICK) FIELDS-HERMAN ALL OF GULFPORT, MS.; ONE BROTHER, DONALD RAY FIELDS, CROSBY, MS, 15 GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, AND A HOST OF OTHER RELATIVES, AND FRIENDS. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Gaston Point Community Center, 1506 Mill Rd, Gulfport, MS. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00am. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Those unable to attend the service may view live at richmondaugustfh.com. The family has entrusted the final arrangemements and care of their loved one, only to the professional staff of RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME, Biloxi, MS. (228)436-6722
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