Edward James Fields

August 30, 2015 • Obituaries

fieldsEdward James Fields (Ed) passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015, at the age of 82. He was raised in Roswell, New Mexico. His family owned The Model, a local men’s clothing store. He graduated from Roswell High School and New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He served two years as a Lieutenant in the United States Army. He worked as a computer scientist at White Sands Missile Range and retired after 25 years. He also taught computer programing at NMSU. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Boehms Fields, sons Edward James Fields Jr. (Kim), David Randle Fields, his daughter Janette Fields Boone (Jamey), his sisters Jeannie Barnes (Bob), Fran Layman, his brothers Spencer Fields Beth), Larry Fields (Judy), Chuck Fields (Carolyn) and his pride and joy, his five grandchildren Craig Boone, Alyssa Boone, Cameron Boone, Edward James Fields III and Thomas Fields. He was a loving husband, father, Papa and brother. He will be greatly missed. Ed had a great sense of humor and enjoyed golf, reading and his computers.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Many thanks to Dr. David Dobrin for his kind care of Ed. Arrangements entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-West. Please visit our online guest book at

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