William George Fields
Memorial services were held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home for William George Fields, Jr., age 88, of Mt. Pleasant, TX.
William “Bill” George Fields, Jr. was born in Los Angeles County, CA to William George Fields and Annis Thornton on May 31, 1930.
He honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. Following his time in the military, he worked in construction in California until moving to Toledo, OH where he met his first wife and mother to his three children.
He retired at the age of 65 form the Taystee Bread Co. in Toledo, OH where he worked as a delivery man. Usually working up to 16 hours a day because he loved talking to his customers. They always looked forward to talking to Bill when he made his deliveries.
He went to be with the Lord August 16th, 2018 after a decade long bout with Alzheimer’s. He spent his last few years at Pleasant Springs nursing facility in Mt. Pleasant, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William George Fields and Annis Thornton.
He is survived by his three children, William George Fields, Jr. (51), Harold Norman Fields (49), and Bryan Anthony Fields (47), and many grandchildren with more to come.
The family would like to thank Pleasant Springs Nursing Home and Cypress Basin Hospice for their loving care of our loving father. We would also like to give a special “Thank You” to one very special caretaker to whom he had grown the closest to and loved like his own daughter, his daughter-in-law Heather Ann Fields.