Vernal Ray Fields, age 71, of Highley Road, Salt Lick, KY, passed away Saturday, August 29,2020 I the Veterans Hospital, Lexington, KY after a brief illness. Born April 12, 1949 in Hazard, KY to Edward Fields and Jacqueline Adams Fields. He was a member of the First Church Of God, Frenchburg, KY, a Vietnam Navy veteran, and worked in the Morehead Treatment Center in the maintenance department.
Surviving is his daughter, Michelle Lynn Mullins (Chad) of Pikeville,KY; and son Vernal Ray Fields Jr of Salt Lick,KY. (4) grandchildren Trevor Ray Fields, William Kyle Ray Fields, Maysea Michelle Fields and Jaxsun Edward Wayne Fields. Three sisters, Phyllis Jastrubo of Chesapeake,Va., Eddie Carol Holland (Garry) of Frenchburg,KY, Linda Peck (Arnold) of Salt Lick, KY. One brother Darrell Fields (Gayle) of Frenchburg, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents Edward & Jacqueline Adams Fields and his wife Barbara Byrd Fields.
COVID-19 regulations will be followed as set forth by Governor Beshear and the CDC. The family request that visitors respect their desire to keep everyone safe by practicing social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering of some sort.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm,Tuesday,September 1,2020 at Menifee Home For Funerals with Rev. Mike Sexton officiating. Interment in the Lovelace Cemetery, Mariba, KY with Military Honors conducted by the Morgan County DAV Chapter # 132. Visitation will be 6:00pm, Monday at Menifee Home For Funerals, Frenchburg, KY, with Randy Halsey, Funeral Director. Pallbearers: Tim Peck, Greg Spencer, Jacob Spencer, Joshua Spencer, Trevor Fields, James Holland.
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