Marshall J. Fields, Jr.
Marshall J. Fields, Jr, passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, Newark, DE with his family on May 31, 2016.
He was born on August 19, 1934 in Warwick, MD. He graduated from George Washington Carver High School, Elkton. After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. He retired from Texaco Refinery, Delaware City. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, swimming, playing baseball and traveling.
Along with his parents, Marshall and Nellie Fields, he was preceded by his wife of 44 years, Arnita; son, Jeffery Boyer; 3 sisters, Dorothy and Laura Fields and Josephine Martin and 2 brothers, Jackson and Clinton Fields.
He leaves to cherish his daughter CPT Marsha Fields; 5 sons, Anthony, Marshall and Dwayne Fields and Kevin and Darryl Burris; 4 sisters, Nellie Wilson, Gloria Jefferson, Doris Waters and Audrey Walker; devoted friend, Alice Thompson; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 7 at 11 am in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St. Galena, MD, viewing from 10 to 11 am. Burial in Bohemia Manor Cemetery, Chesapeake City, MD.
www. galenafuneralhome ofsls.com and Jean complemented his skill-set with her attention to detail. Through their work together, they traveled extensively and made many long-lasting friendships.
By 2000, Doug and his wife had mostly retired from the real estate business and they turned their attention to realizing their dream of building a home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a favorite annual family vacation destination from years past. Following Jean’s death in 2004, Doug became very involved with his growing family, spending as much time as he could with children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren, and remained active in his church community and with charity endeavors.
Doug was a member of Conowingo Baptist Church, and also attended Janes United Methodist Church in Rising Sun, MD, and Green Mountain Baptist Church in Meadows of Dan, VA.
He is survived by his son, Doug McGlothlin, Jr. and his wife, Ruth; daughter, Kelly Benjamin and her husband Gary; daughter-inlaw, Carlene McGlothlin; six grandchildren, nine greatgrandchildren, and sisters, Vivian Sheets and Virginia Seamster. He is preceded in death by his son, John McGlothlin, and brothers, Ralph and William.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 7, from 6-8 PM, at Conowingo Baptist Church, 151 Rock Springs Rd., Conowingo, MD 21918, and the funeral service will be held the following day, on Wednesday, June 8, at 2 PM, also at Conowingo Baptist Church, with visitation one hour prior.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution checks can be made to “Green Mountain Baptist Church,” sent in care of Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 766, Perryville, MD 21903-0766.
Arrangements By Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A.