Tommy Edward Fields

March 8, 1946 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 76)

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Mr. Tommy Edward Fields, 76, of Swainsboro passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022, at his residence following an extended illness.


Mr. Fields was born March 8, 1946, in Swainsboro to W. E. Fields and Mary Ann Price Fields. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Tochie M. Fields; brothers, Billy Ray Fields, Toby Fields, Randy Fields; sister, Gloria Kitchens. Mr. Fields was a NASCAR fan from the late 1950s and knew its history inside and out. He learned how to fabricate so he could built race cars for himself and others. He also used his talents to build log trailers, Fields Built, for local loggers. Mr. Fields loved LeeRoy Yarbrough and got the chance to help him win a big race in Savannah. He knew NASCAR history inside and out and drove in the Hobby and Sportsman NASCAR Divisions. He also raced at Swainsboro Raceway and retired from Battle Lumber Company. He loved his family and was so very proud of them.


He is survived by his daughter, Tracy Fields Mason (Cliff) of Swainsboro; stepdaughter, Michelle Ivey (Joel) of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Caroline Mason, Ethan Mason, Karsyn Ivey, Tripp Ivey; brother, David Fields (Sandra) of Kite; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.


Graveside Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Swainsboro City Cemetery with Reverend Louis Pearce officiating.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Emanuel County Animal Shelter, 343 Market Street, Swainsboro, Georgia, 30401.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Tommy Edward Fields, 76, of Swainsboro.

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Memorial Service
June 16, 2022

11:00 AM
Swainsboro City Cemetery
1 Lewis St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

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