The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


December 11, 2013

John Fielding Jr.

John Robert Fielding Jr., 86, of Athens, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. He was born April 6, 1927, in Limestone County to John Robert Fielding Sr. and Eula Rogers Fielding.

Services for Mr. Fielding are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fielding Cemetery with Mark Johnson and Jordan Lovell officiating.

He was a member of Salem Church of Christ and the V.F.W. He is the former owner of Fielding Harley-Davidson.  He was a Navy veteran of World War II where he served on the USS Cotten.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Doris Jean Fielding; a son, Bruce Fielding; a grandson, Brandon Fielding and wife Lisa; great-grandchildren, Lydia and Lily Fielding; and sister-in-law, Elmarie White.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Eula Fielding; sisters, Eula Lee Clark and Pauline Lovell; and a son, Billy Fielding.

Pallbearers are William Lovell, Steven Lovell, Tim Clark, Glenn King, Marty Wilson and Larry Tarpley.

Memorials may be made to Salem Church of Christ, 28940 Hwy 99, Lester, AL 35647.

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