Moylan Feild Gomila

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Moylan Feild Gomila, born in New Orleans, LA, passed away on April 24, 2014 at age 75. Feild is survived by his wife Susan Baldwin Gomila, two sons, Moylan Feild "Fritz" Gomila, Jr. (Gwathmey), Charles Rice Gomila, three stepchildren John Nelson Stewart, V (Emily), Caroline Stewart Milling (Michael) and Scott Baldwin Stewart (Tara) and ten grandchildren Feild, Evie, Hampton, Taylor, Caroline, John Nelson, Robert, Susu, Jack and Emma Grace. Feild was a lifelong cook who, in recent years, yielded his spatula to his second dining table, Houston's. He loved visiting the Grand Canyon, spending summers in La Jolla, CA, as well as hosting his favorite family gathering at his home on Christmas night. He was a graduate of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA and earned a degree in Economics from Sewanee: The University of The South. He was a veteran of The U.S. Navy having served three years, ten months, nine days and several hours. He was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant. He was an Honorary Life member of The Louisiana Club and The Stratford Club where he served as President. He was a member of The New Orleans Country Club and several Carnival organizations. The family would like to offer special thanks to the Doctors and Staff of the Neurological Critical Care Unit of Ochsner Hospital. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 1329 Jackson Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130 on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 12 Noon. Visitation will begin at 10:30 AM. A private interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Dr., Gainesville, GA 30501, Sewanee: The University of The South, 735 University Ave., Sewanee, TN 37383 or Trinity Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 25 to Apr. 27, 2014
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