Wayne Fields, 80, of Big Cedar, was born Oct. 20, 1940 in Big Cedar to James Marvin and Georgia Roxie (Andrews) Fields and passed away April 9, 2021 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Funeral service is 10 a.m., Monday at the New Home Cemetery Chapel in Big Cedar with John Butler officiating. Burial will follow in New Home Cemetery, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
Wayne was a life-long resident of the area, a member of the Big Cedar Freewill Baptist Church, and a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country in Operation Big Lift and Operation Big Thrust. He was also a self-employed rancher, and owned D & W Convenience Store in Big Cedar for many years. Wayne enjoyed watching the deer and turkey in his back yard, as well as watching the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Rangers.
He is survived by one sister, Linda Barnaby, of San Angelo, Texas; one niece Debra Haley and husband Jason of Crowley, Texas; one nephew James Gilbert and wife Shele of San Angelo, Texas; cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, James Kenneth Fields.
Viewing is from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
To sign Mr. Field’s online guestbook, please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.