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William Robert Black

May 15, 1947 ~ November 11, 2018 (age 71)

Memorial Services for longtime Johnston County resident, William Robert Black will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 3 pm in the Minnie Hartwell Memorial Chapel in Tishomingo with Bro. Justin Hartwell officiating. Private inurnment will take place in Dolberg Cemetery in Murray County.

William was born in Tishomingo on May 15, 1947 to the late Wille and Molly May Black. He passed from this life on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at his home in Tishomingo at the age of 71 years.

Mr. Black lived in the Johnston County area all of his life where he worked in construction pouring concrete. Mr. Black enjoyed hunting and fishing, raising animals, and he loved taking walks through the garden. He also enjoyed watching storms, being outdoors, hanging out with his friends and dancing. Most of all he loved his family and was the greatest dad anyone could have ever asked for.

William leaves behind to forever cherish his memory:



                                                Robert Black


                                                Rhonda Jones

                                                MaLinda Tyson


                                                Seburn Black


                                                Colleen Black

Mr. Black also leaves behind, 9 wonderful grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

William was preceded in death by:


                                                Willie and Molly May Black


                                                Debbie Sellars

                                                Mattie Gordon

                                                Laureen Black


                                                John Black

                                                Harvey Black


                                                Jean Black

The family would like to express their most sincere thanks to the staff of Cross Timbers Hospice for the love and care they showed to them during this difficult time.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Tishomingo Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

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