Lloyd Dean Frields, 83, of Golconda, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Marion.
He was born on Nov. 27, 1935 in Shawneetown, the son of Grade Thomas and Mae (Heath) Frields. Lloyd married Ina Mae Barnes on Oct. 20, 1962 in Highland, Indiana.
He retired as a Powerhouse operator at the Inland Steel Plant in East Chicago, Indiana. Also, Lloyd proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict.
He is survived by his wife, Ina Frields of Golconda; his sister, Wanda L. Gill of Shawneetown; and his granddaughter, Christian Marie Frields of Harrisburg.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Ronald Frields and one sister, Betty Parmenter.
Visitation for Lloyd will be held from 11 a.m. to the service time of 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown. Pastor Jack Hall will officiate the service with burial at Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown. Military rites will be done by Ridgway American Legion Post #596 and Military Honor Guard.
Internet condolences may be made at the website, www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.