April 3, 1933 - May 3, 2022
Roscoe William Fields, Sr., age 89, of Knoxville, TN, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022. He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from Y-12 in Oak Ridge, TN as a machinist after 29 years of service. Mr. Fields was born in Washington County, GA, on April 3, 1933, to the late Georgia Bell Fields. In addition to Georgia Bell, he is preceded in death by wife, Berry Virginia Moore Fields.
He is survived by half-sister Nan Evelyn Alligood; sons, Roscoe William “Rusty” Fields, Jr. (Cindy) of Knoxville, TN and Duston Doyle “Dusty” Fields (Barbara) of LaVergne, TN; daughters, Angela “Angel” McKee (Donnie) of LaVergne, TN and Debra Manning (Harold [“Kenny”]) of Castalian Springs, TN; brother-in-law, Green Berry “Butch” Moore III (Tasi) of Lake Sinclair, GA; 9 grandchildren, Travis Fields (Melinda), Grant Fields (Kristin), Billy Fields (Becca), Stephanie L. Fields, Bryan Fields (Jackie), Dooner McKee (Emily), Lauren Silveira (Carlos), Melissa Swafford (Aaron), and Natalie Manning; 2 step-grandchildren, Brandi McKee and Fawna Jackson (Chris); 14 great-grandchildren, Gabe Fields, Jonah Fields, Aden Fields, Paisley Fields, Sawyer Fields, Maddyx Fields, Rachel Fields, Abigail Fields, Anastasia Fields, Dustynn Fields, Nolan McKee, Maeven McKee, Sidian Silveira and Waylon Swafford; 8 step-great grandchildren, Fallon McKee, Christian Jackson, Megan Murray, Rachel Murray, Lily Murray, Katelynn Swafford, Drew Swafford, and Johnny Swafford.
The family received friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Williams Funeral Home. Afterward a procession departed for Lancaster (a family cemetery in Gray, GA). A graveside service was held at 3:30 p.m. officiated by Billy Taylor with visitation afterward.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Diabetes Association or to the American Heart Association are requested. Williams Funeral Home in Milledgeville is in charge of all arrangements.