Mr. Mark Bradley Black (1990 - 2019)

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Mr. Mark Bradley Black, 28, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his home.
The service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in the Barron Funeral Chapel with Mrs. Patricia Johnson-Bates officiating. The interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Mark was born Sept. 1, 1990, in Rock Hill. He was a graduate of Lewisville High School. Throughout Mark's life he was continuously challenged with medical difficulties. Mark was always able to see beyond any challenge and inspire others with his zest for life and love for people. He always enjoyed a good debate on many issues. Mark loved to cook, fish and play basketball. He had a talent for winning the heart of the community. Mark was a family man. He held a special bond with his brothers and cousins. He was always a good-hearted person with an interest in the well-being of others.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Michelle and Duane Harper of Fort Lawn; father, Beech Black of Chester; two brothers, Bryce Harper and Shane Harper, both of Fort Lawn; maternal grandparents, Faye "Granny" and Daniel "Paw-Paw" York of Richburg; paternal step-grandmother, Gayle Cochran of Lancaster; paternal step-grandfather, Gary "Pop" Harper of Lancaster; godmother, Patricia Johnson-Bates of Chester; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Marvin "Snookie" Ferrell; and his maternal great-grandfather, Samuel Ferrell Sr.
Memorials may be made to Vocational Rehabilitation Lancaster, 1150 Roddey Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720. Please acknowledge your gift is in memory of Mark Black.
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Published in The News & Reporter on Mar. 28, 2019
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