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Waverly W. Fields

02/15/1946 - 06/20/2014

Obituary for Waverly W. Fields

Celebration of Life for Mr. Waverly C. Fields will be held Friday, June 25, 2014 11:00 a.m. at Grissom-Clark Eastlake Chapel. Rev. Frederick R. Gray, Officiating; Rev. Diane Fields Spruill, Eulogist. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

A Time To Be Born ~ Mr. Waverly Wilbert Fields was born February 15, 1946, to the late Mr. Willie and Anna Mae Jones Fields in Prince George, Virginia.

A Time To Plant~ At an early age, Mr. Waverly Wilbert Fields “aka” affectionately called Uncle Buck, confessed Christ and joined First Baptist church. He was educated in the Prince George Schools System. After completion of Certification in Food Administration and Dietetics in Southern Virginia, he retired from Central State Hospital.

A Time To Build~ Mr. Waverly Wilbert Fields, “Uncle Buck” was a great lover of people, his family & friends, he cared about people, especially those in need, he enjoyed good food, fixing his favorites dishes for family & friends, he enjoyed dining and fellowship, he enjoyed movies and especially Westerns and Mysteries. He could quote every Western & Mystery and all the main characters and stars. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He adopted his niece, Amy and what a wonderful match it was, they became Dad & daughter – “aka” Uncle Buck. He became my Dad as well after death of our Father – he stepped up. Every milestone & occasion he was there for us and insuring we had everything we needed, transportation, shopping for clothes, shopping for school supplies, attending every school event, purchasing a clarinet, planning a wedding & giving his sister away, inspiring us to always do our best. Curtis and Uncle Buck not only had a real understanding about taking care of his sister after the wedding but they became friends and brothers over the years. He served on the Christian Education Committee, was a member of the Male Chorus, a member of the AARP, a member of the Men’s Sunday School Class, he served as the head of the Food Service Committee.

A Time To Die~ On June 20, 2014, Mr. Waverly Wilbert Fields departed this earthly life peacefully into eternal rest.

A Time To Say Goodbye~ He was a devoted son, brother, nephew, uncle, great uncle, brother-in-law, cousin and friend.

Mr. Waverly Wilbert fields leaves to cherish his memories: his daughter-niece, Amy F. Hines and nephew, Edward, his sister’s, Joanne F. Anderson, Diane F. Spruill, brother-in-law, Curtis, his niece Tamu Spruill-Barton (Boyde), his special loving great nephew, Caleb and special loving great niece, Imani Annagrace, affectionately nick-named, Rosita, devoted Aunt, Nannie, Mrs. Helen D. Heath, a faithful encourager and pen-pal, life long dear friend Dr. Marian Lee affectionately called Ms. Williams, and a host of cousins and friends. He had compassionate nurses, Marie Augustine, Elisha Denson, supportive social worker, Ms. Sherry Watts, Dr. Shola of Royal Pharmacist, Lithonia, nurses of Atlanta Joyce and Vanessa, and all the doctors and nurses, medical care, for every act of kindness & professionalism; Cardiologists, Dr. W. Jaber, Dr. Dimitri Cassimatis, Dr. Bjoern Toennes, and Dr. Alvaro, and the team at Fresenius.

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