American Veteran 01

David James Fields

May 25, 1940 ~ October 22, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

David Fields Obituary

David James Fields, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, October 22, 2023 at UNC Health Wayne in Goldsboro.

Homegoing service will be held Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 6 p.m. at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro.  The family will receive friends following the service.  A graveside service will be held Friday, October 27, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery in Newton Grove.


Mr. Fields was born in Johnston County on May 25, 1940 to the late Rufus and Nora Grant Fields. He was a faithful member of Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. After retiring from Burlington Industries with 25 years, he became a poultry farmer and enjoyed being self employed until his final retirement, at which time he enjoyed working around his home, gardening and spending time with his family. Mr. Fields was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Jernigan Fields; one daughter, April Fields Daw and husband, Troy of Goldsboro; and two grandchildren, Camden and Analeigh Daw.


Although flowers are welcome, memorial contributions may be directed to Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 3302 NC-111, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534.


The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.


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Homegoing Service
October 26, 2023

6:00 PM
Free Chapel PFWB Church
3302 NC 111 Hwy North
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Graveside Service
October 27, 2023

11:00 AM
Hillcrest Cemetery
16058-16094 Hobbton Hwy
Newton Grove, NC 28366


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