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Russell Fields

July 6, 1948 — May 31, 2022

Wallace, NC

Russell Fields, 73, of Wallace, NC passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Russell was born in Chatham County on July 6, 1948, the son of James and Mary Carter Fields.

Mr. Fields was a hard worker, who loved farming. He enjoyed growing watermelons and selling them. Russell cherished his family, and loved spending time with friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his twin brother, Royce Fields.

He is survived by his aunt, Mabel James of Siler City; cousins, Zeb James and wife Barbara of New Bern, J.R. James and wife Ellen of Charlotte, Casey James and wife Sienna of Goldston, and Billie Jo James of Goldston.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, 3825 Bonlee-Carbonton Road, Goldston, NC 27252 with Rev. Doug Griffith officiating.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Fields family.

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