Paul Wayne Black, 60, of Lake City, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at the Malcolm Randall V.A. Medical Center in Gainesville after an extended illness. He was born in Aiken, South Carolina to the late Robert L. and Helen (Floyd) Black. He had lived here in Columbia County for the past 25 years having moved here from Bradford County.
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He was a caring husband, father and grandfather loved camping down at the Sea Hag Marina in Steinhatchee, Florida and fishing on his boat, the "Grumpy Old Fart".
Survivors include his devoted wife of 28 years, Mary Ann Black of Lake City, FL; sons, Robert W. Black (Traci) of Waldo, FL, Melvin Todd (Sheila) and Jason Black (Pamela) both of Lake City, FL; brothers, Emory L. Black of Lake Butler, FL and Frank Black (Betty) of Newnan, GA; sisters, Sandra Worthington (Paul) of Lake Butler, FL; sister in law, Tina Todd; grandchildren, Tricia, Ashley, Morgan, Leslie, Cody, Clayton, & Levi also survive.
Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2012 in
Gateway-Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel with Pastor Kermit Matthews officiating.
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida 32025, (386) 752-1954 is in charge of arrangements. Please leave words of comfort for the family at
Published in Lake City Reporter on Sept. 5, 2012