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James Richard Black

January 23, 1927 - June 16, 2011
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James Richard Black 84, passed away on June 16, 2011 at Thomasville Medical Center after several years of declining health. He was born on January 23, 1927 in Davidson County to Charlie Lee Black and Maude Snider Black. He was a resident of Thomasville for his entire life except for his Military service in Austria and Germany from May 1945 to April 1947 with the U.S. Army First Infantry Division. Graduated from Hasty High School and looked forward to each year for the class reunion and renewing old friendships. Richard was first married to Margie Yates on May 6, 1950 until she died on July 26, 1977. On September 30, 1978 he married Lois...
James Richard Black 84, passed away on June 16, 2011 at Thomasville Medical Center after several years of declining health.
He was born on January 23, 1927 in Davidson County to Charlie Lee Black and Maude Snider Black.
He was a resident of Thomasville for his entire life except for his Military service in Austria and Germany from May 1945 to April 1947 with the U.S. Army First Infantry Division. Graduated from Hasty High School and looked forward to each year for the class reunion and renewing old friendships. Richard was first married to Margie Yates on May 6, 1950 until she died on July 26, 1977. On September 30, 1978 he married Lois Collins Hunsucker.
Richard was a faithful member of Unity United Methodist Church, sharing his love and enjoying the many hugs he received every Sunday. He also enjoyed playing golf and bowling with Lois though his favorite pastime was watching sports on TV. He was a big fan of the Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Braves.
Richard worked 12 Years in the dairy business and 18 years in the freight business, driving for Colonial Freight Lines, and for 11 years he was self employed, delivering new trucks for AM Haire Body Co. from which he retired due to poor health.
In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by his only child, Jimmy (JB) Black in April 2002 and two brothers, Raeford Lee Black in November 2002 and Charles Hollis Black in March 2004.
Survived by his loving wife Lois Collins Hunsucker Black of the home, two granddaughters, Candace B. Gobble (Tony) and Crystal B. Livingston, Three great grandsons , Dustin and Jordan Gobble and Zachary Livingston all of Thomasville, four sisters: Helen Walker of Knoxville, TN, Juanita Welborn and Margaret (Hoxie) Jones all of Thomasville and Mary Frances (Wilson) Shuler of Walkertown and one brother, Harold Black of Winston-Salem, his daughter- in- law Susan Black of Thomasville and two sisters-in-law, Helen Black of Thomasville and Marjorie (Mont) Black of High Point.
Also surviving Richard are three step-sons, Gerry (Margaret) Hunsucker and Don Hunsucker of High Point and Rick Hunsucker of Trinity and step-daughter, Lori H. King of Chester Springs, PA, eight step-grandchildren: Crystal Hunsucker of Archdale, Dr. Alice (Chris) Will of Apex, Casandra Hunsucker of Charlotte, Zachary and Ciara Hunsucker of High Point, Hunter and Morgan King of Chester Springs, PA, and special step-grandson, Ricky Hunsucker, of the home in Charlotte. Also many nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends from 6 to8 P.M. on Sunday June 19, 2011 at Thomasville Funeral Home 18 Randolph Street Thomasville. A funeral service will be held 11 A.M. on Monday June 20, 2011 in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Donnie Durham officiating, followed by interment in Holly Hill Memorial Park.
Memorials may be directed to the Unity United Methodist Church 608 National Highway Thomasville, NC 27360 or a charity of your choice.

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