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Spc. Arronn David Fields

Thursday, May 31, 2012

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Spc. Arronn David Fields, 27, Knightsville, Ind., died May 21, 2012, in combat while serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army.

Arronn was born Nov. 27, 1984, in Clay County, to Jackie R. Airhart Fields and William L. Fields.

He attended Northview High School and graduated in 2003. He was greatly loved by many teachers and had many friends.

Arronn attended the Brazil Church of the Nazarene.

Arronn was employed at Page's Grocery in Brazil and then at FedEx in Terre Haute. He joined the Indiana National Guard.

He completed a tour of duty in Iraq and then he deployed in January 2012 to Afghanistan with the 381st Military Police Company, 81st Troop Command as part of Task Force Guardian, an operational component of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Arronn received several military operational honors including the RSP Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training Completion Diploma, Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Support of the 108th Military Police Co. (Airborne) (Air Assault) during Operation Iraqi Freedom, American Legion Post 117 Certificate of Honor, Combat Lifesaver Course Certificate of Training, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) training course at Baghdad, Iraq, and the Outstanding Unload Performance certificate.

Arronn is survived by his mother, Jackie Pilkin, and father, William R. Pilkin, Knightsville, and father William L. Fields, and his wife Jennifer, Bloomington, Ind., grandparents Clarence and Connie Airhart, Brazil, and William J. Fields and wife Stella, Solsberry, Ind., grandmother Phyllis Lambert, Brazil, sister Cali Cavanary and husband Keith, Indianapolis, brother Christopher Fields, Jasonville, Ind., nieces Jaszlyne M. Fields, Soliel Cavanary, Alexis Glaspie and Cassie Fields, nephews Cory N. Ray and Damon A. Fields, and other extended family.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m., Monday, June 4, at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, at the Church of the Nazarene, 1102 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834.

Burial withl full military honors will follow at Clearview Cemetery, Brazil.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Arronn Fields Scholarship Fund, in care of Riddell National Bank, 1 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834.

Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family.