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Bill Fields

March 25, 1950 — June 23, 2023


Bill Fields


Mr. Bill Fields of Chilhowie, VA formerly of Halifax County, VA passed away Friday. June 23, 2023.  He was born March 25, 1950 in Grundy, VA and was 73 years old.  He was the son of the late Floyd H. Looney and the late Linnie Joyce Fields Looney.  Bill was a member of the Chilhowie Church of God and was a retired coal miner and truck driver.  He loved the outdoors especially deer hunting and cat fishing.  Bill was also a self-taught mechanic who loved tinkering with motors.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.


Mr. Bill Fields is survived by:

Eight Children

James Looney and wife Mary of Glade Spring, VA

Joseph B. Looney and wife Mary of Grundy, VA

Russell G. Looney and wife Janie of Brookneal, VA

Heather Houghton of South Boston, VA

James Field of Ohio

William H. Fields of Nathalie, VA

B.J. Fields of Ohio

Bill Brandon Fields of Nathalie, VA

Sixteen Grandchildren

Nineteen Great Grandchildren

One Brother

Bobby Fields of Nathalie, VA

***Preceded in death by***

One daughter, Rachel Coleman

One sister, Marie Wynn


Graveside services will be held Monday, June 26, 2023 at 2:00 the Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Matt Killmons officiating.


The family will receive friends Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services


Sunday, June 25, 2023

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Monday, June 26, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery

2154 Pleasant Grove Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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