James Bradford Field (Jim), age 76, of Bradyville, Tenn., passed from this life unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. He was born on May 16, 1936 in Beloit, WI. to the late Frank and Audrey (Kerwin) Field. A private memorial service was held by his family at the Readyville Mill.
He was proceeded in death by a brother, Gene L. Field of Fresno, CA.
Jim is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years, Lola (Laxton) Field of Bradyville, TN., daughter; Bridget (Russell) Rego of Tampa, FL., son; James (Rhonda) Field Jr. of Murfreesboro, TN., as well as two adopted children; Tammy and Darren Field. Jim was affectionately known as "Poppy" by his granddaughters; Hayley, Hannah and Hope Field of Murfreesboro, TN. and Eva and Alexandra Rego of Tampa, FL. He is survived by brothers; Frank (Shirley) of Las Vegas, NV., Jeffrey (Kathy) of San Antonio, FL., Brian (Jean) of Oldsmar, FL., and sister; Suzanne Field of Mobile, AL.
He served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of New Hope Church of Christ for the past 25 years and of Minerva Drive Church of Christ recently.
Jim was a hard working man of few words. Known for his strong work ethic, he was a skilled tradesman in flooring installation his entire life, who worked with his son the last 20 years. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and vintage cars. He will be greatly missed.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net