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DWIGHT P. BLACK , 82, of Vero Beach, Florida, died Monday, June 24, 2013 at his home. He was born December 25, 1930 in Bronxville, NY. He had been a resident of Vero Beach for 18 years and was previously a resident of Grosse Pointe, MI and Opelika, AL. Mr. Black received his Bachelor of Science degree from Harvard University and later received his MBA from Harvard Business School. He was a veteran of the United States Army Security Agency, serving in Germany in the mid 1950's. Mr. Black retired after 33 years of service for Uniroyal and Michelin Tire Co's. He held a variety of Director-Level positions during his tenure. He was a member of Riomar Country Club and Bent Pine Golf Club, both in Vero Beach. He was also a member of The Yondotega Club in Detroit, MI, Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club and Harbor Point Golf Club in Harbor Springs, MI. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ann-Elisa W. Black of Vero Beach; son, Dr. Donald R. (Wanda) Black of Concord, NC; daughters, Elizabeth D. Black of Rye, NY and Pamela P. Black of Cincinnati, OH and 5 grandchildren. Mr. Black is predeceased by his sister Marcia B. Holder. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2013 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church, Vero Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Care Center at Indian River Medical Center Foundation, 1000 35th Street, Vero Beach, Florida 32960, Riverside Theatre, Attn: Kate Gill, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963 or to the Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963. Arrangements are under the direction of Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory in Vero Beach. Online condolences may be sent at www.coxgiffordseawinds.com Paid Obituary
Published in the TC Palm on June 28, 2013