Richard Shields |

Richard Shields

Visitation for Richard Lee “Dick” Shields of Miles City, Mont., will be conducted today from noon to 8 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Graveside services with full military honors by Post No. 1579 Honor Guard of Miles City, Mont. will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Eastern Montana State Veteran’s Cemetery.

Mr. Shields died Sunday, April 17, in Miles City. He was 72.

He was born Oct. 31, 1932, in San Francisco, to James Burns Shields and Alberta Gertrude Enslow. He was the oldest of three children. He graduated from Sequoia High School in Redwood City. In 1953, he was drafted into the U.S. Army, and along with his wife, Joan, they were stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash. He was a previous resident of the Grass Valley area. In 1962, he married Barbara Ann McKee. He lived and worked almost all his life in California. He was a mechanical design draftsman. In 1997, after 26 years in Santa Cruz, they moved Miles City. He enjoyed bowling and volunteer work with the C.O.P.S. Program.

He is survived by his wife, Barb; children Jamie Clouse-Fasthorse, Robyn Shields and Rick Shields, grandchildren Briana, Nathan, David, Danielle, Montana and Kenni and Tre and McKeelynn Kron all of Miles City, Mont.; aunt, Anne Enslow of Redwood City; numerous nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim E.; and sister Jenise.

Arrangements are under the direction of Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home.

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