Robert Devon Fields, age 80, of Mendon, passed away Wednesday evening, April 26, 2023, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born December 28, 1942, in Portland, Indiana. His father, Charles Fields and mother, Ruby Reynolds Uhrick, preceded him in death.
Bob married Vicky L. Dynes, who survives along with their son and daughter-in-law, Raymond & Catina Fields of Celina, and 3 grandchildren: Heather Fields (Tyler Schick), Ashley (Matt) Biederman, and Tyler Fields.
His sister-in-law, Chris Uhrick of Mendon, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Rocksand (Joby) Hollinger, Stoney Dynes, and Donna Dynes, all of Greenville, and Cheryl Dynes of Ansonia, also survive, along with many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Bob in death was his brother, Raymond L. Fields, half-brother, Allen Uhrick, and brothers-in-law: Bobby Dynes and Rick Dynes.
A graduate of Versailles High School, he served for 4 years with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Bob retired from Goodyear in St. Marys after many years of service. He enjoyed using the computer to play games, look-up recipes, and research genealogy.
Bob also liked to make photo and music CD's for the family. He loved to spend time outdoors, and in his younger years, enjoyed fishing. Bob could talk for hours about his service in Vietnam, particularly working on the Huey Helicopters.
Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 PM on Monday, May 1, at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon, with Pastor Randy Christian officiating.
Following the service, Military Rites will be conducted at the funeral home by members of Celina VFW Post #5713 and American Legion Post #210.
Calling Hours are before services on Monday, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, at the Mendon funeral home.
Burial will take place at a later date at Mendon Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to a charity to benefit Vietnam War veterans.
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