David and Shirley Fields

David and Shirley Fields

VILLA GROVE – David L. Fields, 81, of Villa Grove died at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at his home (12 Park Drive) in Villa Grove. He was born May 21, 1931, in Owensburg, Ind., a son of Volney Max and Edith (Hays) Fields.

He married Shirley Ann Carter. She died at 10:57 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at her home in Villa Grove. She was born June 26, 1935, in Owensburg, Ind., a daughter of Orville and Daphne (Wilson) Carter.

Surviving are two sons, Scott (Carla) Fields of Springfield and Slade Fields of Arizona; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

David has three brothers living, Dewey of Owensburg, Ind., Donald of Franklin, Ind., and Denny of Shelbyville, Ind.

Shirley has one brother living, James Carter of Owensburg, Ind.

David was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Shirley was preceded by one brother.

David was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the U.S. Army and he worked road construction.

Shirley worked for the Villa Grove school system.

There will be a memorial service for both David and Shirley at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Joines Funeral Home, Illinois 130 South, Villa Grove, with Pastor Duane Piercy officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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