Mar­shall J. Fields, Jr.

Cecil Whig - - & - OBIT­U­ARY POL­ICY

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 of­ 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.


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