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.