Dwight P. Black

Obituary

Dwight P. Black, 82, died June 24, 2013, at home. He was born in Bronxville, N.Y., and lived in Vero Beach for 18 years, coming from Grosse Pointe, Mich., and Opelika, Ala. He retired after 33 years of service for Uniroyal and Michelin Tire Co. He held a variety of director-level positions during his tenure. He was a member of the Army Security Agency, serving in Germany. He received his bachelor of science degree from Harvard University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He was a member of Riomar Country Club and Bent Pine Golf Club, both in Vero Beach. He was a member of the Yondotega Club in Detroit and Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club and Harbor Point Golf Club, both in Harbor Springs, Mich. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ann-Elisa W. Black of Vero Beach; son, Dr. Donald R. Black of Concord, N.C.; daughters, Elizabeth D. Black of Rye, N.Y. and Pamela P. Black of Cincinnati; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Marcia B. Holder. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Care Center at Indian River Medical Center Foundation, 1000 35th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960; Riverside Theatre, Attn: Kate Gill, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963; and Vero Beach Museum Of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963. Services: A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. June 29 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Vero Beach. Arrangements are by Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory in Vero Beach. A guest book is available at www.coxgiffordseawinds.com.
Published in the TC Palm on June 27, 2013
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