Fields, James Robert (Bob)

JAMES ROBERT “BOB” FIELDS, 95, retired elder, passed away on December 23, 2022.

The family will hold a private memorial and scattering of ashes in the spring.

Bob is survived by his four children, Mark (Wilmington, DE), Scott (Carlsbad, CA), Lynette (Winter Garden, FL), and Kirk (Indianapolis, IN). He also leaves five grandchildren, Isaac, Bevan, Casey, Harrison, and Jonathan, numerous nieces and nephews, and dear friends throughout Indiana and across the country. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Jo, as well as his two siblings, Carol and Loyal.

In lieu of flowers, mourners are encouraged to make contributions to any of the following organizations in Bob’s honor: Poverty Solutions GroupIndiana Parks Alliance, or Henderson Settlement.

Bob’s full online obituary may be viewed here.

Bob previously served Knox UMC (1965-1970), Kendallville Trinity UMC (1970-1975), Elkhart Bethel UMC (1975-1981), Huntington Evangelical UMC (1981-1986), and Warsaw Trinity UMC (1986-1993).