The Norman Transcript
NORMAN — Charles Edward Fields passed March 20, 2014, at the Fairfax Manor Nursing Center. He was 79 years of age.
Charles was born September 16, 1934 in Norman. He was the son of Charles Fields and Thelma (Offut) Fields Hansmeyer. He was a graduate of Norman High School and entered the United States Air Force on Oct. 1, 1952. His duty assignments included Tinker Air Force Base, Tachikawa Air Base, Japan, Bangkok, Thailand, Alaska, and Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base, Kansas City, Mo. Charles retired from the Air Force in 1972 with 20 years of service. After his retirement from the Air Force, he was employed as a painter for the city of Norman.
He was married to Ann Fields and to this union were born two sons, Robert and Kenny. He married Lora B. Wilson Fuller on September 13, 1964 in Durant, Oklahoma. The couple moved to Fairfax in 2007.
Charles loved the outdoors and raising, training and selling bird dogs, as well as raising and selling quail. He also loved to fish and hunt.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Fields and Thelma Fields Hansmeyer; wife Lora B. Fields and son, Robert Fields.
He is survived by his son, Kenny Fields of Idaho; grandchildren, Candi Moore, Kelley Beebe, Joseph Fields and Curtis Fields; several great grandchildren; brothers-in-law Lucien Wilson of Perry, Oklahoma and Don Wilson and wife Charlene of Fairfax, Oklahoma; uncle Dale Offut and family; family friend Bill Gabrisk of Norman and sister-in-law Lois Wilson.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fairfax Cemetery with ONHL Hospice Chaplain Scott Wintz presiding. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hunsaker-Wooten Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Osage Baptist Church, 236 South Main, Fairfax, Oklahoma 74637. An online guestbook may be signed at hunsakerwootenfuneral
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