Richard Lee FieldDecember 22, 1930 ~ April 12, 2017 (age 86)
Richard (Dick) Lee Field
Resident of San Jose
Dec. 22, 1930 – April 12, 2017
Richard L. Field passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 after suffering a heart attack. He leaves behind a loving family and friends who will miss his generosity and exuberance for life.
Dick was born in Campbell, CA, graduated from Campbell High School and earned a degree in Business Management from San Jose State. He served in the U.S. Army in the Military Police Unit until October 31, 1960 and married the love of his life, Rita A. Marchoke in 1954. He spent 35 years working for IBM and retired in 1990. He loved woodworking, sports, travel, BBQ’g for friends and family in the backyard, going to San Francisco for shows and arts exhibits, listening to jazz, growing flowers and fruit in his garden and spending time at Santa Cruz, Lake Tahoe and Carmel.
He is survived by his children, Kathy Blackburn Sidbury (Dan) of Dublin; Kerry Lewis (Dave) of Santa Clara; John Field (Carolyn) of Campbell; and Dave Field (Vicki) of Seattle, WA and has 8 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Roberta Josephine Betcher of Modesto, CA.
Dick had a zest for life, love, friends and family. He was always up for socializing and doing something fun.
Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Life service on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Darling-Fischer Memorial Chapel at 231 E. Campbell Avenue at 10:45 a.m.