Fields, W. Garnett

Thursday, December 29, 2016

W. Garnett Fields, 73, of Chattanooga, died suddenly on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, in Vero Beach, Florida.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in East Brainerd, where he grew up and lived most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn G. Fields, Sr. and Louise Linder Fields.

He is survived by his daughter, Allison Hargis (Charlie); his son David Fields (Julie); his grandchildren, Jackson, Hunter, Breck and Elizabeth Fields and Caroline Hargis. He is also survived by several cousins and his partner, Vivian Murdock.

He was a graduate of Central High School, attended the University of Tennessee, MTSU and the University of Chattanooga. After retiring from Combustion Engineering, he became a contract bus driver for Hamilton County Schools.

Garnett was one of the original founders of Redoubt Soccer and spent many years coaching, tending the grounds, managing, organizing and running the complex. It was one of his proudest achievements.

A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 5, from 4-7 pm in the Meeting Place of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 6314 East Brainerd Road.


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