Roy Edwin Frields
10/17/1944 - 10/14/2018
Roy Edwin Frields, left this earthly world on Sunday, October 14, 2018 to join God's plan for him. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 pm Wednesdaay, October 17, 2018 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Bellmead. Rosary will be at 7:00 pm Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be before and after the Rosary from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Bellmead Funeral Home. Ed, the oldest son of Roy A. (Andy) and Adine Frields, was born on October 17, 1944. He graduated from University High School and Sam Houston State University and was employed by Texas Army National Guard for 2 1/2 years prior to becoming an adult probation officer. He served his community as an adult probation officer for 25 years, retiring in 1998. Ed served his country as a member of the Texas National Guard for ten years, 6 years in the Airborne Unit and four years in the Armored Tank Unit. He served on the Borad of Trustees for the Connally Independent School District for ten years. He also served on the "Chain Gang" during football season for 21 years as well as coaching Little League for seven years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church for more than 35 years and a life time honorary member of the Knights of Columbus Council 7202. Ed was an avid bass fisherman and belonged to numerous local bass clubs. He especially enjoyed fishing the Bass Champs Circuit with his brother, Roger. Preceded him in death were his parents and his brother, Gary Q. Frields. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Beverly (Korenek) Frields, daughter, Jennifer Frields Schweizer, son, Ryan Frields and wife, Bianca, and a very special grandson, Beau Edwin. He is also survived by his brother, Roger Frields, and wife Patricia, and by nieces, Alisha Webre and husband, Greg and Kristina as well as nephews, Roger Frields and wife, Luanne (Butler), Chad Frields, Gregory Webre, and brother-in-law George Korenek and wife Sandy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jopseph's Catholic Church building fund or Scott and White McLinton Cancer Center.