A funeral service for Leroy W. Fields, 81, of Charlestown, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June, 12, 2013, at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, with burial to follow in Charlestown Cemetery. He died Saturday, June 8, at Kindred Transitional Care, Corydon.
He was born on April 3, 1932, in Letcher County, Ky., to Manon and Vada Ingram Fields, who preceded him in death. He was a member of the Chester A Hogg Regular Baptist Church in Charlestown, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a retired telecommunications technician for Western Union.
He is survived by his sons, Jeff Fields and his wife Rhonda, of Corydon, and Steve Fields and his wife Cathy, of Florence, Ky.; a sister, Anne Bowling and her husband Ellis of Charlestown; and grandchildren Sam, Joe, Tom, Jake and Tanner.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Fields; and a sister, Jean Byrd.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com