Richard Joseph “Pete” Fields
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Richard Joseph “Pete” Fields , Age: 89
November 08, 1928 -- March 04, 2018

Richard Joseph “Pete” Fields passed gently into heaven surrounded by his five angels on Sunday night, March 4th. Pete was born in Kansas City, Kansas on November 8, 1928, the son of Theresia and Robert H. Fields. He leaves behind his five children; David (Carol), Tom, Janie (Chris), Susie, Kate (Pat); Grandchildren including Kyle White (Lydia), Chris Fields, Chase Gaunce, Drew White, Mallory Gaunce and Katie (Brad) Wilkinson; Great Grandchildren including Caydence and Connor Fields, Courtney and Caleb White. Pete was preceded in death by his wife Lois, and his siblings Bob Fields and Mickey Lynch. Pete was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from Wyandotte High School. He was proud to have served our country at Fort Bragg, North Carolina as a Supply Sergeant in the U.S. Army. He spent his career in the family business, Fields Florist, ultimately owning three stores. Pete was very active in his industry, Association, FTD. He was a member of Rotary International and also enjoyed serving faithfully in The Monkey Club. Pete loved to drive and he spent many vacations navigating the United States with Mom on their many road trips. He loved his work and so many people relied on him for his great service and beautiful arrangements. He also loved his family so much. Everyone loved our Dad. He knew no strangers and helped so many people without recognition. We will miss our Dad’s eternal optimism, cheerfulness, and funny comments. And, we admire the years he spent gracefully navigating through his dementia without complaint.

Friends and family may call from 1-3 pm Saturday March 10th, at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Ks. Cremation, with private family services. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, (, 5445 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66104.

Additional Service: Visitation
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Address: 8535 Monrovia Street
City: Lenexa
State: KS
Zip Code: 66215
Date: March 10, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM
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