Joseph J. Fields

Obituary of Joseph J. Fields

Joseph J. Fields left this world to be with the Lord October 11, 2020.

Jack was born in Washington, Iowa to Martha and J.W. Fields on November 23, 1932. He received a Mechanical Engineering degree from Iowa State College and a master’s degree in Systems Management from Florida Institute of Technology.

Jack tested jet engines at Allison Corporation and Pratt and Whitney for several years before moving to the Space Center where he worked on the Saturn Apollo program, the Shuttle Program, and on the Mobile Launcher platform modification.

Jack was the devoted husband of Ada Fields for 65 ½ years and dedicated father to his son, Scott Fields, and his wife Sue, and to his daughter Denise O’Connor and her husband Bill. He is also survived by his loving grandsons Brett and Matthew.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, 450 Lee Ave., Satellite Beach, FL or to Habitat for Humanity, 7815 Ellis Road Melbourne, FL 32904.