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August 6, 1944 ~ June 21, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Mr. Gene Fields, 77, of Swainsboro passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at AU Medical Center in Augusta following a brief illness.
Mr. Fields was born August 6, 1944, in Santa Claus to Lonnie Fields and Birty Atkinson Fields. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Doyle Fields, Elton Fields; sisters, Louise Meyers, Esther Trammell, Maude Strange; and son-in-law, David Bertoch. Mr. Fields enjoyed fishing, wood working, and sharing the gospel. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Mr. Fields was a speaker and worked with the card program of The Gideons International. He retired from Terwilliger Tire & AG after 22 years. Mr. Fields served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church of Swainsboro, where he was a member for 17 years.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patsy Claxton Fields of Swainsboro; favorite daughters, Karen Curl (Anthony), Lisa Bertoch, Jennifer Fields; beloved grandchildren, Brandon Fields (Amy), Madison Bray (Ian); great-grandson, Eason David Fields; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2022, at First Baptist Church of Swainsboro with Dr. Robert Blankenship and Rev. Louis Pearce officiating.
Interment will follow in Eastbrook Cemetery & Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2022, at First Baptist Church of Swainsboro.
Pallbearers will be B. J. Claxton, Josh Claxton, Jeremy Claxton, Eddie Mack Claxton, Chris Womack, and David Johnson.
Honorary Pallbearers will be The Gideons Swainsboro Camp, First Baptist Church of Swainsboro Deacons, Jimmy Flanders Sunday School Class, and Terwilligers Tire & AG Staff.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International or First Baptist Church of Swainsboro Missions.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chapmanfhofswainsboro.com
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Gene Fields, 77, of Swainsboro.