Mathew Arthur Fields, 30, passed away on Oct. 12, 2020 in Kennett, Mo.
He was born Aug. 26, 1990 in Manteca, raised in Galt, and graduated from Galt High School in 2008.
Mathew graduated from The Kitchen Academy in Natomas in March 2009, and continued on to work at The Ryde Hotel and Wholey Ravioli in Galt. In 2014, he joined the United States Marine Corps where he served our great nation. Mathew also worked in maintenance at the “Happiest Place on Earth” and loved going to Disneyland. He spent the last 10 years residing in Imperial County where he attended Imperial Valley College, studying to be a drug abuse and alcohol counselor. His favorite pastime was working with animals and rescuing strays.
Surviving him are his mother, Jamie Clayton; father, Mark Fields; sister, Nikki Torres; great-grandmother, Dixie Linebaugh; grandparents, Jim and Lana Mungle, and Ruben and Lucy Fields, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, lifelong friends and his pack of rescues, Chief, Chollie, Chuck, Chip and Jackie Chan.
Mathew will be deeply missed. Services will take place on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. at Casa Bonita Funeral Home, 2500 Cemetery Lane in Stockton, with interment immediately following at Cherokee Memorial, 14165 N. Beckman Road in Lodi.