Orville Eugene Fields, 82, of Wilmington, Ohio (formerly of Martinsville, Ohio) died 5:45 AM, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at his residence. His wife, Amy Lu Fields, preceded him in death September 11, 1993. They were married June 12, 1955. Mr. Fields was born May 5, 1929 in Wilmington, Ohio, son of the late Orris E. Fields Sr. and Crete Fields. He was a graduate of Martinsville High School.
Mr. Fields was a lifelong farmer in the Martinsville area and a former trustee for Clark Township. He was a longtime member of the Martinsville Lion’s Club, a member of the Martinsville United Methodist Church, and the Clinton County Antique Power Club.
Mr. Fields is survived by five daughters, Debbie (Jim) Voorhees of Hamilton, Ohio, Phyllis (Tim) Baldwin of Springfield, Ohio, Denise (Bob) Drake of Hillsboro, Ohio, Laura Lee (Rocky) Jones of Lynchburg, Ohio, and Rachel (Fiancé Jeff Holmes) Jones of Hamilton, Ohio; two sisters, May Florence Munson of Lebanon, Ohio and Marie Williams of Georgia; seven grandchildren; and one great grandson. In addition to his wife and parents, a brother, Orris E. Fields Jr., two sons, and a granddaughter, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Pastor Nick Litten officiating. Burial will be in the Martinsville I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Martinsville Lion’s Club, c/o Karen Gibson, 8113 Farmers Road, New Vienna, Ohio 45159 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2300 Wall Street, Suite H, Cincinnati, Ohio 45212.