Charles "Chuck" Black Jr.

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Charles "Chuck" Black Jr., 62, of Quincy died at 8:35 a.m. Monday (June 9, 2014) in his home.

Born Aug. 21, 1951, in Hannibal, Mo., he was the son of Charles A. and Mary Ruth Knowles Black. He married Doris Cooper Rice on Oct. 22, 1982, in Palmyra, Mo. She survives.

He was a 1971 graduate of Hannibal Senior High School and was a member of the NRA. He served his country in the United States Air Force.

Chuck enjoyed riding his motorcycle, cooking, reading, doing photography, woodworking, listening to music and going to the movies. Chuck had a quick wit and sense of humor and really enjoyed a good old fashion gabfest with his family and friends. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Chuck was a self employed "Jack of all trades."

Survivors include his wife, Doris "Dory"; three sons, Steve Rice (Carrie) and Austin Black, both of Quincy, and Tom Rice (Jennifer) of Kirksville, Mo.; five grandchildren, Ella Marie Rice, Ana Irene Rice, Abram Charles Rice, all of Quincy, Kamron May Rice and A.J. Thompson, both of Kirksville, Mo.; two brothers, Clifford "Dusty" Black (Brenda) of Hannibal and Kenneth Black (Sue) of Maywood, Mo.; two sisters, Tammie Kerns (Cecil) of New London, Mo., Robin Black (Dean) of Plainville and a half sister, Patricia Davis of Quincy; four brothers-in law, Kenneth Cooper, Bob Cooper (Debbie), Gary Cooper, all of Quincy, and Vernon Cooper (Nancy) of Canton, Ohio. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Black was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Christopher D. Black; two sisters, Mary A. Mitchell and Rosalee Carrico; and his father and mother-in-law, Vernon and Letha Cooper.

SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday, June 13, with Gary Hollensteiner and Dixie Koch officiating at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson. Burial will be in Payson New Cemetery at Payson.

Casket bearers will be Chris Benner, Josh Lewis, Steven Green, Kenneth Black II, Bob Cooper and A.J. Thompson. Honorary bearers are Kamron May Rice, Ella Marie Rice, Ana Irene Rice and Abram Charles Rice.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Quincy and Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home Payson.

MEMORIALS: Illinois Veterans Home Activity Fund

ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home
1435 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-3662
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 11 to June 13, 2014
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