Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

Breaking News

Obituaries

April 2, 2014

Perry Fields

Aug. 31, 1932 - March 29, 2014

Perry Fields, 81, Kokomo, went to Heaven early Saturday, March 29, 2014. He was born Aug. 31, 1932, in Union District, W. Va., to Howard Eli and Nellie Alice (Stewart). He married Phyllis Baker and they had two children. A few years later, on June 1, 1957, he married Sonja Joan Martin in Battle Creek, Mich. They had three children and enjoyed 40 years of marriage before she passed away in 1997.

Perry served in the Army during the Korean War and later went on to work as a printer for Post Cereals in Battle Creek during the 1960s and 1970s. He also enjoyed racing motorcycles and was a photographer for several cycle magazines. In 1971 they moved with their family to Pueblo West, Colo., where Perry owned and operated Fields 1-25 Conoco. Later he became a general manager for Sambas Restaurants and then Manufactured Home Communities. After living In Arizona and Michigan, he spent the past several years in Kokomo.

He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Kokomo. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, brother and uncle. He was friends with many people.

His is survived by a son, Parker (Battle Creek, Mich.); a son, Michael (Kokomo); and a daughter, Valerie (Denver, Colo.). He is also survived by brothers, Wayne, Blaine, Roy, and Arthur and a sister Twila along with many grandkids, great-grandkids, nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by both Phyllis and Sonja, as well as his son, Troy, and daughter, Vicky.

Services are will be 11 a.m. April 17 at Family Worship Center, 6395 S. Clarkson St., Littleton, Colo., with internment following at Fairmount Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec St., Denver, Colo.

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be submitted at www.hasler-stout.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Funeral listings, Aug. 20, 2014 Burns, Jackie Lee, services are 1 p.m. today at Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel, 725 S. Main St.Miller, Richard Carl, funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 W. Third St., Peru.Helvie, William Lee “Bill,” servic

    August 20, 2014

  • Eleanor Martin Eleanor Martin, 82, Russiaville, passed away at 3:42 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Waterford Place Health Campus.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Pastor Bill Martin officia

    August 20, 2014

  • OBT - KT082014 - Thomas Faunce obit - PIC Thomas 'Tom' R. Faunce July 11, 1935 - Aug. 17, 2014Thomas “Tom” R. Faunce, 79, Kokomo, passed away at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at his home. He was born July 11, 1935, in Kokomo. His grandparents, William and Goldie Summers, raised him. On Sept. 1, 1956, Tom married

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bee W. Snow Bee W. Snow, daughter of Clyde and Harriet West (Van Benthuysen), passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the age of 94. She was a resident at The Wellington at Kokomo. She was married to Burnill L. Snow on Dec. 31, 1936, and he preceded her in deat

    August 19, 2014

  • Ruth Brackney Ruth Brackney, 88, Zeeland, Michigan, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Kokomo. To view a complete obituary or to share a memory or photo and to sign the family’s online guest book, visit www.s

    August 19, 2014

  • OBT - KT082014 - Thelma Gibson obit - PIC Thelma Gibson Feb. 17, 1920 - Aug. 18, 2014 Thelma Gibson, 94, Kokomo, passed away at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at her home with her daughters by her side. She was born the daughter of Edward and Maud (Wignall) Goodchild on Feb. 17, 1920, in London, England. I

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT - KT82014 - Wanda Kinzie obit - PIC Wanda Marie (Hayes) Kinzie March 25, 1939 - Aug. 17, 2014 Wanda Marie (Hayes) Kinzie, 75, Bunker Hill, passed away at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Ludington, Michigan, March 25, 1

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Funeral listings, Aug. 19, 2014 Long, Thomas Earl, services are 10 a.m. today at Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory, Lincoln Road Chapel, 1315 W. Lincoln Road.Williams, the Rev. Harold E., services are 11 a.m. today at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 700 Southway Blvd. E

    August 19, 2014

  • OBT - KT081914 - Joseph Flood Jr. obit - PIC Joseph William Francis Flood Jr. Feb. 24, 1936 - Aug. 16, 2014 Joseph William Francis Flood Jr., 78, Kokomo, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Joseph W. and Regina (McDonough) Flood. On Dec. 8, 1956, he

    August 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thelma P. Gibson Thelma P. Gibson, 94, Kokomo, died at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in her home. Arrangements are pending with Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road.

    August 18, 2014

Latest news
Featured Ads
Only on our website
AP Video
Changes Coming to No-Fly List Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Deadly Landslides in Japan Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Arrests Witnessed in Ferguson Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape Texas Gov. Perry: Indictment 'a Political Act' US Officials: Video Shows American's Beheading Video Shows Ferguson Cop Months Before Shooting Water Bottles Recalled for Safety Researcher Testing On-Field Concussion Scanners
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Obituaries
Poll
Kelly Lafferty's video on Tom Miller