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Obituaries > FIELDS, CALVIN D.

MIDDLETON, Ky. (BP)–Calvin D. Fields, 57, director of the Kentucky Baptist Brotherhood for a month, died Feb. 25 [1982] after suffering recurring heart attacks.

Fields, who had been associate Brotherhood director for 16 years prior to assuming the directorship Jan. 16, was hospitalized in Richmond, Ky., Feb. 19, after suffering an attack near Winchester. On Feb. 21, he suffered cardiac arrest, and was stricken again early Feb. 25.

He was born in Marlowe Mining Camp, near Whitesburg, Ky., and graduated from high school in Louisville. After service in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II, he graduated from Georgetown College and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He was pastor of several churches in Kentucky, and director of missions for three Eastern Kentucky associations prior to joining the Brotherhood staff in 1966.

He was married to the former Marian Wigglesworth of Cynthiana, Ky., who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Carol of Dallas and Becky of San Francisco, and two sons, Randy, who will graduate this spring from Georgetown College, and David, who will graduate from the University of Louisville.