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Ernest “Ernie” Glenn Fields
Ernest “Ernie” Glenn FieldsFlagErnest “Ernie” Glenn Fields, 87 of Richwood died unexpectedly Monday, October 15, 2018 at his home.

He was born August 25, 1931 in Richwood to the late Ernest Claude and LaVerna “Verna” (Simpson) Fields.

On July 12, 1952 he married the former Thelma Louise Wood in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prospect and she died February 20, 2010. He was also preceded in death by a son, Mitchell “Mickey” Fields.

After attending Richwood High School, he married Thelma just before leaving for Army boot camp and training at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, followed by White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico, working in the guided missile program. After coming home from the Army, he worked at Marion Power Shovel, and then moved on to Whirlpool where he worked as a lab technician for 38 years before retiring. He also ran the Fields Cleaning Center in Richwood, which was a dry cleaning and laundromat company owned by Ernie.

He was a good friend and always lent a helping hand. He was a founding member of the Richwood Gun and Game Club. He always attended the Whirlpool retirees Monday morning breakfast club at the McDonald’s in Marion.

He is survived by two daughters, Pam (Joe) Alli, Belleville, Michigan; Kim (Thomas) James, Whitehall; grandchildren, Cassandra (James) Garrison, Caledonia; Laura (Micah) Brandt, Auburn, Kentucky; Renee (Scott) Alli, Germantown Hills, Illinois; Marilyn (Nick) Alli, Wayne, Michigan; Jennifer (Jason) Lazzell, Tampa; great-grandchildren, Joe Alli, Jenna Lazzell and Gabby James.

Funeral services will be Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood with Pastor Joe Rhea officiating. Burial will follow in Claibourne Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Richwood Area Veterans. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home in Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be given to REAP, 235 Grove Street, Richwood, OH 43344.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Deb Brady
Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 6:19 PM

So sorry for your loss.

#2 from: Paula Cook
Cardington, OH
Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 7:25 PM

Sending love and praying for the family. I loved Glenn. Him and Thelma always treat me so good. So many wonderful memories with them. I'm going to miss our long talks. It was an honor to know him and be part of the family. Gone from our presence but will live on in our heart.

#3 from: Lynn Landon
Marengo Ohio
Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 10:41 PM

Rest in peace Uncle Glenn. Dad, Micky and grandma and your daddy are all with you now.

#4 from: Julie Wall Robinson
Marysville, ohio
Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 10:44 PM

Kim, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. It is so difficult to lose the giants in our lives. Love and prayers to you and your family~ Julie Wall Robinson

#5 from: Dayana Laase
Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 8:16 AM

Glenn will be missed by many... He was such a kind, wonderful man....Sorry to hear of  his passing . Hugs and prayers  for you and your family.

#6 from: Patty Riley
Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 8:32 AM

My deepest condolences to you and your family. Glenn was my Mom's (Bettie Morris Cellar's)cousin. I only met him a few times. Such a sweet, dear man. May God be with you during this time of great sorrow.

Patty Riley

#7 from: Pam (Skidmore) Laucher
Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 8:40 AM

Pam - I was sorry to read of the passing of your father.  Please accept my condolences.

I remember your mother better than your father, I think of her and you when I make her delicious vanilla drop cookies.

#8 from: FRED SMITH
Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 9:35 AM

To the family of Glenn,I send my condolence,sorry for your loss

#9 from: George Ferguson
  Cardington Ohio
Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 11:32 AM

You will be missed my thoughts and prayers are with the whole family see you at the calling hours and at the graveside services

#10 from: Jerry Moore
Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 2:42 PM

Pam and Kim, sorry for your loss. Had a lot of fun with him at work.

#11 from: Beverly Sekella
Belle Center, OH
Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 10:37 PM

Dear Pam, My deepest sympathies to you and your family in  the loss of your wonderful father.  May God provide his loving care to you during this sad time.

Beverly (Waters) Sekella

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