James Cleo “J.C.” Fields, of Rolla, Missouri was born in Flat, Missouri on October 3, 1943 to Cleo and Ruby (Roberts) Fields and passed away Monday, April 22, 2019, at the age of 75 years.
He was a retired U.S. Army Veteran first serving 15 years with the Missouri National Guard then actively serving in the U.S. Army for 15 years retiring honorably earning the rank Sergeant First Class. He also worked as a parts manager for 20 years for Deihl Montgomery Ford.
J.C. was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed auctioneering, bluegrass music and other interests.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleo and Ruby Fields; an infant brother and sister; and one grandson, Joshua Frost.
He is survived by his wife, Eloise Fields of Rolla, Missouri; three children, Marsha Veasman and husband Jim of Rolla, Missouri, Sharon Wright and husband David of St. James, Missouri and Michael Fields and wife Belma of Rolla, Missouri; four grandchildren, David Wright, Brandon Cornish, Matthew Frost and Lindsay Gilmore; four great grandchildren, Amber, Alexa, Lillian and Scott Frost and one great grandchild expected soon; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
Interment was at 9 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2019 in the Smith Cemetery near Edgar Springs, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.