October 22, 2023, 83, Goldsboro —
David James Fields, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at UNC Health Wayne in Goldsboro.
Homegoing service will be held Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 6 p.m. at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends following the service. A graveside service will be held Friday, October 27, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery in Newton Grove.
Mr. Fields was born in Johnston County on May 25, 1940, to the late Rufus and Nora Grant Fields. He was a faithful member of Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. After retiring from Burlington Industries at 25 years, he became a poultry farmer and enjoyed being self-employed until his final retirement, at which time he enjoyed working around his home, gardening, and spending time with his family. Mr. Fields was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Jernigan Fields; one daughter, April Fields Daw and husband, Troy of Goldsboro; and two grandchildren, Camden and Analeigh Daw.
Although flowers are welcome, memorial contributions may be directed to
Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church
Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.