George J. Black
age 76, of Canton, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. He was born in Canton on June 23, 1936 to the late, Donald and Bertha Black. George retired from Republic Steel in 1999 following 39 years of employment.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Vickie Gerber; son- in-law, Dan Shelkofsky; four brothers and two sisters. Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Carol Black; two daughters, Brenda Shelkofsky and Darla (Doug) Hendricks; grandchildren, Tara (Denver) Steiner, Kristen Gerber, Emily Gerber and Ashley Hendricks; and two great grandchildren, Quinten and Thea Steiner.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. NW with the Rev. Gary Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Repository on Nov. 20, 2012