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 Harry R. Black

Harry R. Black

Birth
Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 4 Sep 1995 (aged 79)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 36686 · View Source
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HARRY BLACK


Harry Black, age 79, died September 4, 1995, in a Phoenix area hospital due to heart failure.

Born July 24, 1916, in Midvale, Utah, to Harry and Ann McSporran Black. Married Lucille Montoya in 1947; later divorced. Married Mary Alice Jeppesen on July 10, 1981, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

He worked as a Contract Negotiator at Hill Air Force Base, retiring from Government Civil Service in 1973. A very talented musician, Harry played piano at the Hotel Utah Roof Restaurant and afternoon tea time from 1981-1987, and also player at numerous other establishments in the Salt Lake Valley. He brought joy and happiness to many people through his wonderful music. His incredible zest for life and overall caring of others will be greatly missed. At the time of his death, he played piano at the Phoenix Country Club.

Survived by his wife, Mary Alice, Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter, Christina (Christopher) Roberts, Salt Lake City; sons, Don Black, Lawton, Oklahoma; Rick Black, Midvale; stepdaughter, Jill Olsen, San Pedro, Calif.; stepson Jeffrey Jeppesen, Sandy; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Preceded in death by a son, Bruce.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 9th, at 12 noon at Jenkins Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State, Murray. Viewing will be held Friday, Sept. 8th from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to funeral services. Interment Murray City Cemetery.

Source- Deseret News Thursday, September 7, 1995 Obituary


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36686
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry R. Black (24 Jul 1916–4 Sep 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36686, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .