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William Lee Black Sr.

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Major William Lee Black, Sr.


Major William Lee Black, Sr., 84, of Inverness Court, husband of Faye Sanders Black, died February 26, 2014.

Born in Williamston, he was a son of the late Hewlett Doris and Nora Mae Martin Black. He was a retired Major with the U. S. Army following twenty-five years of service. Mr. Black was also a retired district manager with Liberty Life Ins. Co. and a member of First Baptist Church, Williamston.

Bill was an avid fisherman and enjoyed camping with Faye and his beloved dog, Ben at Bobby Brown State Park.

Surviving are sons, William Lee Black, Jr. of Greenville, David Charles Black (Jennifer) of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Jennifer Leigh Crain and fiance, Will McDavid, Alyssa Kay Black, Thomas Gibson Black, David Carson Black, Sanders McKeithen; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Jack Martin Black and a sister, Teresa Ann Black Chandler.

Visitation will be held from 1 - 2 p.m. Sunday at Gray Mortuary Chapel.

The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Anderson.

Memorials may be made to McCall Hospice House, 1836 West Georgia Rd., Simpsonville, SC 29680.



Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 28, 2014
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