LANGLEY, S.C. - Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, Mr. Robert T. Black, Jr., age 78 of Langley, S. C., beloved husband of Myrtle Ouzts Black and son of the late Robert T. Black, Sr. and the late Annie Mae Creed Black. In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Joel Wayne Black and Alexis of Langley, Tim Black and Christie of Warrenville and Ross Mitchum, a grandson, who he raised like his son, of Warrenville; a sister and brother-in-law, Annie Lou Ashley and Carlton of Langley; brothers and sisters-in-law, James 'Ed' Black and Doris, Lewis 'Delma' Black and Anna Laura both of Langley and Marion Eugene Black and Mary Ann of Clearwater; nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren and his dog, Kojak, who he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Black. He was born in and was a lifelong resident of Aiken County. He was a member of Langley Church of God. He was retired from Avondale Mill. He was a US Navy Veteran having served his country during the Korean Conflict. He was an avid gardener. He was a good husband, father and granddad, and according to the family, he was just the very best all around. He will certainly be missed by his family and all whose lives he touched along the way, but there is a consolation in knowing that life for him has not ended, but only begun in a better land where there will be no more pain or sorrow. A celebration of his life service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Langley Church of God with Rev. Bennie O. Burton officiating, assisted by Revs. George and Marsha Webb. The interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Graniteville. The pallbearers will be Ross Mitchum, Dalton Black, Dylan Black, Mark Young, G. W. Ashley and Carldean Ashley. The family will receive friends at Langley Church of God tonight, Friday, February 26th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Memorials, in Mr. Black's honor, may be made to Hope Ministries, Box 550, Langley, S. C. 29834 or to the funeral home to help offset the funeral expenses. Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main Street, Graniteville, S. C. is in charge in the arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 26, 2010