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Richard Duncan Black, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 26, 1892
Colleton County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 29, 1962
Alachua County
Florida, USA

Richard Duncan Black's Obituary

Taken from the Gainesville Sun Newspaper on May 30, 1962 page 16, column 6

Richard Black, retired state inspector, dies

Richard D. Black, 69 of 1010 NW 23rd Avenue, retired state tax inspector and was a resident of Gainesville for 25 years died yesterday afternoon at University of Florida Medical Center, following an illness of several weeks.

He retired from his tag inspection post Jan. 1 after 24 years on the job.

Black was born November 26, 1892 in Bamberg, S. C. son of Robert Black and Martha Padgett, deceased. He served in both World Wars I and II.

He was a brother of two former state senators, the late R. Lucas Black, Gainesville, and J. Graham Black, Jacksonville.

He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Jasper Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his widow, Mary Keene Black; a daughter, Ann, of Gainesville; five sons Richard D. III, Gainesville; Robert B. of Immokalee, Vernon, of Flagstaff, Arizona; John L., San Diego, California and M/Sgt. R. D. Jr., stationed in Germany; two brothers; J. Hayward, Immokalee, and Sheldon, New Orleans; a sister, Mrs. F. Y. Smith, Alachua and a nephew R. L. Black, Jr. Gainesville.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Friday in the Williams-Thomas Chapel, with Rev. Allen Stuart of First Methodist Church of Alachua officiating.

Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, with Williams-Thomas Funeral Home in charge.

Pallbearers include Shellie McKinney, Sam Shoemaker, Pierce Smith, Jim Bishop, Robert F. Hiatt and Alex Bliziotes.
Family links: 
  Robert Benjamin Black (1857 - 1929)
  Martha Sheldonia Padgett Black (1861 - 1943)
  Robert Lucas Black (1882 - 1940)*
  Natalye Isabelle Black Smith (1886 - 1973)*
  James Graham Black (1889 - 1957)*
  Richard Duncan Black (1892 - 1962)
  John Hayward Black (1900 - 1966)*
  Percy Sheldon Black (1901 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: World War II
Evergreen Cemetery
Alachua County
Florida, USA
Maintained by: Barbara Wilson Krause
Originally Created by: Vera Mikell Sodek
Record added: Jun 06, 2008
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Richard Duncan Black, Sr
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Richard Duncan Black, Sr
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