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Cecil "Tom" Fields '64 December 21, 2016 1:32 PM updated: December 21, 2016 1:34 PM

Taylor Bros. Funeral Home obituary
2313 Ave. I
P.O. Box 669
Bay City, Texas 77404
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Tom Fields
(August 31, 1938 - December 14, 2016)

Cecil Thomas Fields, 78, of Bay City passed away December 14, 2016. He was born August 31, 1938 in Dallas, Texas to the late Raymond Fields and Lelia Hill Fields.

Tom was a graduate of Bay City High School and was a proud fighting Texas Aggie who graduated in 1964 and began his 32 year long career with Dow Chemical Company. He and his family moved throughout the United States during the course of his career and he and Jeannie settled in Bay City after retirement so that Tom could pursue the things that he loved: fishing, hunting, food and enjoying time with his friends and family.

Tom and Jeannie met when they were teenagers and were happily married for 57 years. They were a true testament of love to their children and grandchildren. Tom was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Bay City, serving in many capacities including as Officer, but was most well known for his work with the Food Pantry. Tom continued to serve others even while receiving treatment.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother: Raymond Fields. Survivors include his wife: Jeannie Fields of Bay City; daughter: Stephanie Fields Grote & husband Andy of Sugar Land; son: Scott Thomas Fields & wife Trisha of Austin; and 5 grandchildren: Adrienne, Jorden & Luke Fields and Blake & Ryan Grote.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the funeral home. The funeral service will be 4:00 PM Friday, December 16, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church with Dr. Russ Munch officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers are Bob Spoonemore, Kenny Kruppa, Larry Davis, Bill Riggs, George Durett and Johnnie Bond. Tillman Daniel, Frank Sliva, Melvin Newsom, Craig Brown, Warren Connerly and Lee Edward Baca will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family would like to thank Houston Hospice and its caregivers for the tender and compassionate personal care that they provided.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Bay City Food Pantry or a charity of your choice.

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