H. Ralph Fields, Jr.
1941 — 2022
Ralph Fields, the man, the myth, the legend, passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 16th, 2022. He was born September 26th, 1941, to Horace Ralph Fields, Sr., and Lucille Kent Fields at Loudoun Memorial Hospital in Leesburg, VA. A lifelong Purcellville resident, Ralph Fields was raised on his family's dairy farm (Center Field Farm) in Purcellville, VA. Ralph attended the old Purcellville Elementary School and was a 1960 graduate of Loudoun County High School. As Drum Major, he led the LCHS Marching Band to two consecutive years of top awards at the Winchester Apple Blossom Festival. He was also involved with FFA and 4-H. He showed Registered Holsteins, some of which attained...