1946 - 2015 J. Dennis Black, M.D. died on June 15th, 2015 in Beaumont, Texas. Dr. Black was born on December 24th,1946 in Rosebud, Texas to his parents, Jack and Norine, and was raised in Port Lavaca. He practiced as an OB/GYN in Beaumont for 33 years before retiring in 2010. He is survived by his wife Nancy; son Darron and his wife, Hang; son Michael and his wife, Lisa; and three grandsons, William, Nathaniel and Kai. In between delivering countless thousands of babies, surgeries, and terrorizing nurses, Dennis was a talented woodworker, Elvis impersonator, and avid outdoorsman who considered nature to be his church. Through his straight talk, advocacy for quality of patient care, loyal friendship, and relentless humor, he has found a place in the hearts of many. Services will be held Friday, June 19th at 2pm at Claybar Funeral Home on 11th street. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 - 7 pm also at Claybar Funeral Home.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 17, 2015