Gregory A. Fields, of Hartford, W.Va, went to be with the Lord after passing away peacefully among family and friends on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. Greg fought a courageous short battle of lung cancer. He will be sadly missed by family and many special friends. Greg will live on in our hearts forever.
Greg is survived by his fiancé and soul mate of 20 years, Tonya Brown of Dublin, Ohio; his father and mother, Freddie and Colene Fields of Hartford, W.Va.; two sons, Jarrett Fields of Hartford, W.Va, and Kyle Fields of Mason, W.Va., sister, Melissa (Keith) Fields of Racine Ohio; brother, Brian (Donna) Fields of Hartford, W.Va.; and two nieces, Lindsay Barnhart of Racine, Ohio, and Kristina (Eli) Eynon of Rudolph, Ohio.
Greg graduated from Wahama High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Army for four years. Greg enjoyed the outdoors. His interest were hunting, fishing and four-wheeling. He had a passion for Harley Davidson and collecting guns. Greg enjoyed participating in shooting matches in which he did very well. Greg enjoyed history and Genealogy. He and Tonya spent many hours traveling and researching the Fields name. He was member of the NRA. He was a Drilling Operator for Parks Drilling in Dublin, Ohio. He was a social member of the VFW 9926 of Mason, W.Va., and the American Legion of New Haven, W.Va. He is also a member of the Masonic Lodge 313# in Florida.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at the Foglesong-Roush Funeral Home in Mason, W.Va. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Officiating will be Mike Finnicum and Huling Greene. Burial will follow in the Graham Cemetery in New Haven, W.Va.
Online condolences may be sent to foglesongroushfh.com.