1920 - 2013|
Torrey, UT-Our Father, Grandfather and Friend, Boyd A. Black, age 93, died December 24, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born January 24, 1920 in Antimony, Utah, a son of Alonzo and Hazel McInelly Black. He graduated from Piute High School, Class of 1938, and attended Branch Agricultural College in Cedar City, graduating in 1940.
Boyd married Mary Katherine Barger, March 27, 1942 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She died October 20, 2000.
He served his country during World War II in the United States Air Force from 1942 to 1945.
Boyd loved his family, friends, his dog Prince and his annual dutch oven cook-ups. His stories of the "good ol' days" were a favorite of everyone who met him. He will be greatly missed.
The family would like to thank all of his friends in Wayne County, and the Doctors and Nurses at the VA Hospital for all their kindness and help.
Boyd is survived by his son, Steven A. and Annette Black of Taylorsville; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Beverly B. Albrecht; his wife; four brothers and one sister: Kendall Black, Dale Black, Verl C. Black, Darvil Kim Black and Myrna Henderson.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in the Torrey LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may visit with the family from 9:00 to 10:30 prior to the services.
Burial with military honors accorded by the Harold Brown American Legion Post #92 and the Utah Honor Guard will be in the Teasdale Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.
On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com
Published in Deseret News on Dec. 29, 2013