ZANESFIELD - Curtis A. "Mike" Black Jr., 76, of Zanesfield, passed away at 4:10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born on May 6, 1945 in Champaign County, Ohio, a son of the late Curtis Avery and Juanita Geraldine (Bradley) Black.
He married Judith (Louden) Black, who survives, and later married Joyce Black who preceded him in death.
Mike is survived by his two children, Jeannette (James) Gordon and Curtis (Becky) Black III; three stepchildren, Terry (Barb) Bateman, Debi (John) Whitehead, and Cyndi (Gabe Brown) Campbell; and former son-in-law, John Campbell; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; and a stepsister, Pat Harris.
Mike was a lifelong farmer who volunteered for many years with the Tri-Valley Fire Department in Zanesfield.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main Street in Bellefontaine, where Pastor Shelley Stephenson will officiate a funeral service beginning at 4 p.m. Burial will follow in Zanesfield Cemetery in Zanesfield, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Mike's memory, to the Tri-Valley Fire District, 2568 Sandusky Street, Zanesfield, Ohio 43360.
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Black family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at www.edsfh.com.