Albert R. Black, 79 of Fort Smith passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013. He was born December 28, 1933 in Monkey Run, AR to the late Don Black and Ermma Alexander. He was a Railroad Engineer for Frisco Railroad and later retired from Burlington Northern Railroad. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Eagle's Club. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Ann and one son Don Black.
A private committal of ashes will be held at Oak Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday December 27, 2013 at Fentress Mortuary.
Mr. Black is survived by his daughter Tina Brasuell of Van Buren, three sons; Tom Black, Eddy Black, and Jim Black all of Fort Smith, two sisters; Donna Campbell of Truth or Consequences, NM and Mary Allen of Strafford, MO, and his brother Charlie Black of Los Cruzes, NM, his companion of 14 years Ruth Kaundart as well as 12 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.