Home: Liberty, New York USA
Place of Birth: Liberty, New York USA
Gary Tyrone Fields was a lifetime resident of Liberty, NY. He departed this life on Sunday June 9, 2013 at home after a long courageous battle with cancer. His loving wife and family were by his side. He was born on June 19, 1965 in Liberty, NY to Sarah Fields and the late Joe Fields Jr.
Tyrone will be best remembered as a loving and dedicated father, husband, son, brother, uncle, grandfather (Papi) and an overall caring friend. He was a man with many different trades and he utilized his unique skills with people and became someone who would inspire you and lift you up through difficult times and laugh with you during the good times.
Tyrone received his Honorary Bachelor in Theology from Ellenville Bible Institute on June 8, 2013. He was an active member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Ferndale, NY, where he was a Minister in Training.
In 1989, Tyrone met the love of his life, Deuria "Dee". During their 24 years of being united, they blessed their love with four children and they joined his other loving children.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Sarah of Liberty; his wife, Deuria "Dee-Dee" of Liberty; his Godfather, Robert "Beasley" Atkins of Liberty; brothers, Joseph (Michelle) of Middletown and John Merchant of Middletown; sisters, Phyllis (Eric) of Middletown; sons, Devon (Amber) of Albany, Dasmond, Yovanni, Damian, Marques, all of Liberty, Tyresse of Las Vegas, NV, Tyrell of Florida, Dior Jackson of Monticello; daughters, Jesenia of Liberty, Yazmin of Monticello and Iyana Taylor of Brooklyn; grandchildren, Tierry, Yailani, Jasiah, Jechael, Marques Jr., Griffin, Scarlett and Gabriela Prosperity; nieces, Latisha (Chris) of Monticello, Kameko and Kayla of Middletown; close family members, Kendall of Virginia, Artie of Liberty, Shawna and Cierra of Middletown; special friends, Rev. Willie Smith of Liberty, Rev. Eddie Miller of Liberty, David Velasquez of Middletown, Pastor Yolanda ( Bishop Ray ) King of Middletown and beloved Delma (John) Laurel of Middletown; Goddaughter, Jacqualyn Ivory of Liberty; Godson, Anthony Velasquez of Middletown and a host of uncles, aunts, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Joe Fields Jr.
The Fields family would like to express their thanks and gratitude to the staffs of Orange Regional Medical Center, Hudson River Health Care, Catskill Regional Medical Center and Crystal Run Health Care and Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties for their excellent service and support.
Visitation will be held on Friday June 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Ramsay's Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St. Liberty. Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 15 at 11 AM at Liberty Presbyterian Church, 81 S. Main St. Liberty. Burial will take place at Liberty Cemetery following the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society- Memorial Processing, 6725 Lyons St. East Syracuse, NY 13057.
Funeral arrangements are by Ramsay's Funeral Homes Inc. Liberty, NY. To send an online condolence to the Fields family, please visit www.ramsayfuneralhome.com.