David Eric Fields

David Fields

David Eric Fields, “Eric” “E”, a precious gift, was given to Michael R. and Girtha L. Shannon Fields on November 5, 1973 in Texas City, TX He fell asleep in the Lord Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Mainland Center Hospital, also in Texas City, TX.

Eric was educated in the La Marque Independent School District.  He was a proud cougar and graduate of the Class of 1993 and a member of the State Championship football team.  He was a employed as an C. Technician with Hoyer Global Transport.  He was a life long member of Rising Star Baptist Church.

His loving memory will always live in the hearts of his loving family; his devoted parents, Michael & Girtha Fields; his beloved brother, Michael Fields, Jr.; his fiancé  and love of his life, Rhonda L. Roberts; his beautiful baby girl, Ember R.L. Fields; special children he mentored, Rodnesha Willis, Rodney Willis and Edward Robinson, III; his grandmother, Clara M. Shannon; uncles, Alfred Shannon, Jr., Timothy Shannon, Tony Shannon, Craig Shannon (Barbra) and Charles Fields (Linda); aunts, Sheryl Shannon and Barbara Bell (Howard);special cousins, Anthony Shannon, Jr., Kimberly Shannon, Christopher Shannon, Laquitha Bell Johnson, Tonya Shannon Freeman, Howard Bell, Jr. and Agie Callis; “special brothers” Sherod and Sheridan Cahee, Rodrick Chaney, Charles Walker, Jr., Elijah West, Leon Joubert, Jr. and Andre Allen; a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A Celebration of his Life will be held Saturday, August 3, 2013 beginning at 9:00 AM with a Public Visitation followed by the Spiritual Celebration.  Both celebration events will be held at Rising Star Baptist Church 302 N Oak Texas City, TX 77591.  Reverend D. N. Benford will deliver the eulogy and Rev. Frank Davis will be the officiant. Memorial may be sent to the Funeral Home.  The family has entrusted the care of their beloved Eric to Dorthea Jones, Funeral Director, and the compassionate staff of Carnes and Bay Area Funeral Parlor.