Monroe Darcell Fields, Jr. was born on March 16, 1985 to Reverend Monroe Fields, Sr. and the late Barbara H. Fields Jones. A native of Florence, South Carolina he is the younger of two children, Shanelle B. Fields and is the proud father of one son, Jackson Monroe Fields. Monroe’s parents raised him with strong family values, exemplary work ethics, and taught him that, “manners would open doors that money could not”.
Monroe is a man of unstinting characteristics and is fanatical about being a good citizen. At the tender age of eleven, Monroe gave his life to the Lord at Savannah Grove Baptist Church, Effingham, South Carolina, under the profound leadership of Reverend Dr. Ralph W. Canty.
Darcell received his education in the public schools of Florence District Number One, where he was a 2003 graduate of South Florence High School. He then broadened his education at South Carolina State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education and Activity Management and graduated in May 2007.
After completing his undergraduate studies, destined to achieve goals with vigor, Monroe decided to further extend his education and attended Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, Georgia, where he graduate with an Associate’s of Science Degree in Mortuary Science in August 2008, while working part time at the prestigious Donald Trimble Mortuary. Monroe completed a two year apprenticeship at Pasley’s Mortuary, Charleston, SC under the tutelage of Reverend Marvin Pasley and Reverend Ephraim D. Stephens. Monroe Fields, Jr.is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the state of South Carolina.
Monroe’s three greatest passions in life include: God, Family and Funeral Service. Monroe has always had dreams of owning a funeral home, now that his dreams are alive; he plans to serve Summerton and surrounding areas to the highest capacity.