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Donald E. Fields

May 15, 1940October 9, 2020
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Donald Fields, 80, passed away on October 9, 2020. He was born in Memphis, TN to Lonnie and Alma Fields and was one of 13 children. He met Gwen, his loving wife of 62 years, while living in Haines City, FL and moved back to the Memphis area in 1960. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Anita Fields.

Don worked as a long-distance truck driver for much of his life and became an official with the Teamsters Union Local 667 in Memphis, where he served in several positions including Secretary-Treasurer and President.

He is survived by his wife, Gwen; sons, Donald Fields, Jr. and Scott Fields; daughter, Sandra (Jon) Jones; 5 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Edith Davis; numerous friends and other family members.

A visitation for Donald will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM with funeral service to follow on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Family Funeral Care, 4925 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38122. A committal service will be at Memphis Memory Gardens, 6444 Raleigh Lagrange Road, Memphis, TN 38134.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FamilyFuneralMemphis.com for the Fields family

  • FAMILY

  • Anita Fields, Daughter (deceased)
  • Gwen Fields, Wife
  • Donald Fields, Jr., Son
  • Scott Fields, Son
  • Sandra Jones (Jon), Daughter
  • Five (5), Grandchildren
  • Edith Davis, Sister
  • He also leaves behind several great-grandchildren, numerous friends and other family members.

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Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Committal Service

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Donald E. Fields

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  • Lot
    48
  • Grave
    2A

Memories

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Karli Taylor

October 13, 2020

Hello Sandra,

I'd like to express my sincerest condolences for the passing of your father. I pray that the memories you have of his life remain and help you through the pain of his death.

Regards,
Karli

Teamsters Local 667

October 12, 2020

We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Don's family and friends.
In loving memory of our Teamster brother!

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Biography

Donald Fields, 80, passed away on October 9, 2020. He was born in Memphis, TN to Lonnie and Alma Fields and was one of 13 children. He met Gwen, his loving wife of 62 years, while living in Haines City, FL and moved back to the Memphis area in 1960.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Anita Fields.

Don worked as a long-distance truck driver for much of his life and became an official with the Teamsters Union Local 667 in Memphis, where he served in several positions including Secretary-Treasurer and President.

He is survived by his wife, Gwen; sons, Donald Fields, Jr. and Scott Fields; daughter, Sandra (Jon) Jones; 5 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Edith Davis; numerous friends and other family members.

A visitation for Donald will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM with funeral service to follow on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Family Funeral Care, 4925 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38122. A committal service will be at Memphis Memory Gardens, 6444 Raleigh Lagrange Road, Memphis, TN 38134.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FamilyFuneralMemphis.com for the Fields family

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