Prominent attorney Richard Fields passes on

Prominent attorney and partner in the law firm Hughes, Fields and Stoby, Richard ‘Dickie’ Berkeley Fields passed away last Saturday.

He was 79 years old.

His wife of some 56 years, Joan Fields, told Stabroek News that Fields died on his way to the hospital last Saturday. She explained that he had suffered a stroke a while ago but had recovered well and as such, his sudden demise came as a shock to her and the family.

She said that although he was at home following the stroke, he never stopped his legal practice. He also served on the Boards of Banks DIH, Citizens Bank and Demerara Mutual Life Assurance Society.

Describing the father of two, Susan and Dylan, as nothing short of loving and supportive, Joan said that her husband was ….