Ernest C. Black Sr.
Ernest Clyde Black Sr., 89, of West End, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, in Pinehurst.
A graveside service, with military honors, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Pinelawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, in Southern Pines, with the Rev. Terry Burris officiating. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at Boles Funeral Home, in Southern Pines.
Ernest was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Neal and Walter “Bill” Black; wife, Luna J. Black; and son Ernest “Clyde” Black Jr.
He is survived by his son Marcus V. Black Sr. and wife, Lisa Black, of West End; grandson Marcus V. “Joe” Black Jr.; granddaughter Melissa V. Black-Smith and husband, Jon Smith; granddaughter Jennifer Thompson and husband, Buddy Thompson; six great-grandchildren; and sisters Advila Millikan, of Rockingham, Ethel Lee Monroe, of Aberdeen, and Pearl Welch, of West End.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the World War II Memorial, Processing Center, P.O. Box 186, Calverton, NY 11933. Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.