Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Robert Glen Fields, 51, Mendon, died May 20, 2012, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Auglaize County.
He was born Oct. 11, 1960, in Ellwood City, Pa. His father and stepmother, Emmanuel Ray and Mary Ann Fields, survive in Fombell, Pa.; his mother, Coral Eileen Alborn Fields, survives in Florida.
Other survivors are a son, Joshua (Kristin) Fields, Wind Gap, Pa.; six siblings, Ronald Ray (Brenda) Fields, Coschocton, Donald C. Fields, Fombell, Pa., Lori (Richard) Benton, Bartow, Fla., Emmanuel "Manny" (Mandy) Fields, Lima, Joe (Cindy) O'Schea, New Brighton, Pa., and Jim (Louise) O'Schea, Ellwood City; and a granddaughter.
Deceased are a stepmother, Irene Fields, and a stepbrother, Brian O'Schea.
He worked as a scaffold builder/carpenter at Jacobs Engineering and was contracted by the Husky Lima Refinery. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was stationed in Panama, El Salvador and Vietnam. He also was an Army Seal, Tactical Aircraft anti-war operations non-commissioned officer for combat arms and a data collector with the joint test force, and attained the rank of sergeant.
He attended Riverside High School, Ellwood City, and obtained his GED in the Army. He was a member of Carpenter's Union Local 372 of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, the American Kennel Club Coon Hunters, the Freedom Team and Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Mendon, the Rev. Dave Wilson officiating.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Mendon.
Contributions may be made to the American Kennel Club, the Celina VFW or Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Condolences may be left at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.