ELMER LOUIE BLACK, 73, of Piedmont, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. He was born in Lafayette, GA to Richard Alvin and Inez Martin Black. He was a carpenter by trade and was of the Congregational Holiness faith.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. from Dansby Heritage Chapel with visitation from 1-2 p.m. David Cox and Tom Baxley will officiate. Burial will follow in Hanks Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Williams Black; son: Jackie (Shirley) Black; daughters: Kay (Jim) Goss, and Joy (Travis) Flenord; brother: Alvin (Mary) Black; 8 grandchildren: Ethan and Jacob Black, Cody and Dustin McFry, Victorea Prater, Warren Alexander, II, Destinee Flenord, and Eliza Flenord; and 14 great grandchildren: Parker Black, Natalie McFry, Peytan McFry, Carter McFry, Braylen McFry, Brinlee McFry, Brilyn McFry, Akaelyah Prater, Kamari Wright, Antonio Wright, Kyliegh Almond, Kandace Sojka, Jordan Sojka, and J.J. Sojka.
His passion was his family and especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Those “babies” were his world and he had a nickname for everyone of them. He was an avid fan of wrestling and loved the old westerns.
Dansby Heritage Chapel is honored to serve the Black Family.
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