Leonard Sherwood “Butch” Fields was born December 15, 1946 in Newport News, VA. He was a son of the late Bobby Mann Fields and Frances Mae (Kelley) Fields.
After graduating from Hampton High School in 1966, Butch served our country with the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. An electrician by trade, Butch also raised rabbits. He enjoyed gardening and building model airplanes. He was a member of Canton’s American Legion Post 303.