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James William Fields
March 18, 2012


James William Fields, 68, of Roanoke went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 18, 2012. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Dorothy Fields and step-mother, Mary Garrett Fields. He was a 1961 graduate of Jefferson High School and attended Virginia Tech where he served in the Corps of Cadets. Jim also served in the US Air Force. He retired from the Norfolk Southern after 39 years of service. Jim will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Surviving are his sons, William B. Fields and David S. Fields. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 noon Friday at Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel conducted by James D. Mathews, Jr. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. A private inurnment will be held at the Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery at a later date. Those preferring memorials are asked to consider the American Heart Assoc., 4504 Starkey Road, Roanoke, VA 24018. Online condolences may be made at

Memorial Service

Friday March 23, 2012, 12:00 Noon at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel
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Family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service

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