William L. Black Sr., 97, of Youngsville, passed away Wednesday, October, 25, 2017 at the Rouse Home.
He was born February 3, 1920 in Youngsville, PA, a son to the late Frederick and Frances (Golden) Black. William worked at Pearl City Plywood for a number of years and also Carborundum. He owned a farm, in which he enjoyed farming very much. After retirement, William liked spending his time buying and selling livestock. During his stay at the Rouse Suites and Rouse Home, he always found enjoyment in his activities there.
William is survived by his children, James (Gerry) Black of Sugar Grove, Becky Repine of Warren, Diane Richie of Delaware, Fred (Barb) Black of Sugar Grove and Sandy (Gail) Anderson of Russell; 14 grandchildren; numerous greatgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, William is preceded in death by his wife, Lena (Head) Black, an infant son, Daniel Black; a son, William Black Jr. and his siblings, Charles Black, Raymond Black, Marie Carlson and Mary Ann Wright.
Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, October 27, at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 North Main Street, Youngsville, PA 16371, from 11:0012:00PM at which time a funeral service will be held there with Kevin Peace, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, officiating. Burial will follow in Warren County Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of the Rouse Home, 701 Rouse Avenue, Youngsville, PA 16371 or to Hospice of Warren County, PO Box 68, Warren, PA 16365.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.