Kerry Brent Fields of Stillwater, Okla. departed this life on Thursday, March 2, 2017. He was 54.

Kerry was born December 15, 1962 in Miami, Okla. to Gary and Carolyn (Shaver) Fields. He graduated from Miami High School in 1981 and later attended Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami and received his Bachelor's Degree of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Oklahoma State University.

Throughout his career Kerry owned and managed many restaurants in Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas. Kerry was a leader and supporter of his community, often donating his time, money and hard work to local charity events. Kerry loved his family more than anything and cherished his time spent with them as the most important moments and the most valuable treasures of his life.

Kerry is survived by his sons, Brent Fields of Angelton, Texas, Brandon Fields, daughter Caroline and their mother Jennifer all of Paris, Ark. His parents, Gary and Carolyn Fields of Tiff City, Mo and his brother, Rod Fields and his wife Brenda of Tiff City, Mo.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Buffalo Creek Baptist Church in Tiff City, Mo. Rev. Carol Holden and Bertha Holden will officiate. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery in Anderson, Mo. with Todd Frencken, Jason Dill, Dave Buck, Troy Taggart, Tony Holden and Joey Schertz serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday evening at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, Okla. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Kerry B. Fields Children Funds at Cornerstone Bank of Southwest City, Mo. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla.