Obituary for James Fields

James B. Fields, 73, of Wakeman, passed away peacefully at home on February 6, 2017. He was born on March 18, 1943 in Elyria and was a 1961 graduate of Brookside High School. Jim served in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict where he received the Purple Heart. He retired from Elyria Foundry after 43 years. Jim enjoyed woodworking, carving, nature, and spending time with his granddaughters. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sherrie (Chambers), daughters Ginger (Craig) Minnich, and ...
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James B. Fields, 73, of Wakeman, passed away peacefully at home on February 6, 2017. He was born on March 18, 1943 in Elyria and was a 1961 graduate of Brookside High School. Jim served in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict where he received the Purple Heart. He retired from Elyria Foundry after 43 years. Jim enjoyed woodworking, carving, nature, and spending time with his granddaughters. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sherrie (Chambers), daughters Ginger (Craig) Minnich, and Gayle (Mike) Lutz, sisters Jean, Jane, brother Bob, and grandchildren Rebecca, Maggie, and Katie Minnich. He was preceded in death by his mentor and father figure Park Johnson, parents Donald and Hilda (Stiles) Fields, and a sister Donna Rivenbark. A celebration of Jim's life will be held on February 11, from 1:00 to 5:00 at the Camden Township Hall at the corner of St Rt 511 and 303. Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com
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Recent Condolence Notes

Saturday, 2/11/2017
Sherrie and family,

Our prayers and condolences to you and your family for the loss of Jim.
- Walter B Campbell

Thursday, 2/9/2017
Dear Sherri and Family. So sorry to hear of the passing of Jim. We had many enjoyable times at your home there in Elyria. I know Jim and Ron are together in Heaven now and discussing who knows what. I have you all in my prayers. God Bless and Love Always
- Bobbie Easterday

Wednesday, 2/8/2017
Sorry to hear that Jimmy passed.... Sure will miss seeing him at the fair and Elyria Foundry retires lunch.. best friend... Dale Moss
- Dale Moss

Dear Sherrie and family. We are very sorry to hear that Jim passed.....Know that we send you love and condolences...Jim was a good man and we will miss him.....a hard worker for sure....Proud to call him FRIEND......God Bless....
- Sue Johnson

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