Robert Allen Fields


Robert Allan “Bob” Fields, 81 of Lapel, died on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital as a result of a stroke. He was born on July 22, 1935, in Westfield, Ind., to Fred B. and Hilda (Powell) Fields.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat (Wolfgang); three children, Rhonda (Robin) Riggs of Middletown, Bobby (Rhonda) Fields of Anderson, and Brooke (Annette) Fields of Crown Point; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Charles, William, and Donald Fields; and a sister, Martha Creason.

The family would like to thank Dr. David Mares for his compassionate care of Bob.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, at Ford Street United Methodist Church, 925 Ford St, Lapel, IN with Pastor Glenn Knepp officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery where the Lapel American Legion will conduct military graveside rites.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ford Street United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 626, Lapel, IN 46051-0626.

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