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Paul R. Black

Paul R. Black

Paul R. Black, 90, of Lancaster, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018 at his residence. Born December 30, 1927 in Garrard County, Paul was a son of the late William & Maggie Ray Black. He had been a lifelong farmer, an employee of the Water Plant for 22 years , National Casket Factory for 17 years and also worked for the Division of Forestry. Paul was a Mason, a Shriner, a United States Army veteran during the Korean War Era, and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jefferey Lee Black, a brother, William Kenneth Black, and a sister, Virginia Heuser and a grandson, Jared Grubbs.
His survivors include his wife of 58 years Oneida Whittaker Black, two daughters, Jennifer (Randy) Grubbs of Lancaster, Janilynn (Mark) Henderson of Stanford, a twin sister, Gladys (the late Ralph) Burnside of Stanford, a sister in law, Wanda Black of Lancaster. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Brandy Poynter, Jamie Irvin, Haley Cloyd, Hagen Black, Levi Henderson, Riley Henderson, Gage Henderson, Raegan Henderson, and seven great grandchildren Trinity, Dylan, Trayce, Jaghyr & Pearce, Arie & Gabby.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, March 23, 2018 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home, with Revs. Michael Denny & Vola Brown officiating, and burial with military rites at Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Grubbs, Mark Henderson, Trayce Poynter, Levi Henderson, Bobby Tudor, Ralph Ray Burnside, Kenny Black, & Buster Quinn. Honorary bearers will be Dariel Whittaker & Levi Messer Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may go to Heritage Hospice. Friends & family may share memories or leave condolences on his tribute wall at www.ramsey-young.com. Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

52 Condolences

  • Nancy D. Clark Posted March 19, 2018 10:35 pm

    Prayers for the Family. Paul was a fine man.

  • The naylors Posted March 19, 2018 11:41 pm

    Our prayers are with Oneida and the family. Paul was a great person and family member

  • Beverly Newton Gifford Posted March 19, 2018 11:53 pm

    I am so sorry. Prayers for Oneida and his family.

  • Shirley and Joe Woods Posted March 20, 2018 1:06 am

    I am so sorry to learn of Paul’s death. Prayers for all of you.

  • WANDA BLACK Posted March 20, 2018 1:22 am

    I SEND MY LOVE AND PRAYERS TO MY SISTER-IN-LAW, ONEIDA AND FAMILY, I LOVED PAUL DEARLY .

  • Eddie & Pat Murphy Posted March 20, 2018 1:46 am

    Oneida & Jennifer, so sorry for your loss. Praying for you.

  • Ricky Sparks Posted March 20, 2018 2:17 am

    My dearest Oneida and family…….my deepest sympathy in the passing of Paul ( I consider you both dear friends )……Paul was a good and kind man……my thought and prayers are with you all……I love you Oneida .

  • Carolyn Dorton Mulcahy Posted March 20, 2018 10:26 am

    I’m so sorry to learn of Paul’s passing. He was a fine man. Prayers for peace, strength and comfort. Hugs and love.

  • Kathy Tuggle Posted March 20, 2018 12:03 pm

    Hearts and prayers to the family. Sugar Creek has lost a true legend. He will not be forgotten!

  • Gary & Paula Hatfield Posted March 20, 2018 12:12 pm

    Our prayers are with Oneida and the family. I remember Paul when I grew up on Sugar Creek . He will be missed.

  • Janice Preston Hall Posted March 20, 2018 1:31 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers

  • Ronnie and Peggy Sparks Posted March 20, 2018 5:05 pm

    our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family

  • Karen McCulley Posted March 20, 2018 6:26 pm

    So sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. Praying for you Oneida, Jennifer and Janilyn. Paul was such a fine man.

  • Bob @ Ruth Hammoms Posted March 20, 2018 6:44 pm

    We are sorry at your loss. You are in our prayers.

  • Kenny and Sharon Black Posted March 20, 2018 7:29 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Nancy B. Childers Posted March 20, 2018 7:57 pm

    Sending prayers for comfort and peace to all of you.

  • David &Debbie Middleton Posted March 20, 2018 9:32 pm

    So sorry for your loss

  • Mary & Charles Hardwick Posted March 20, 2018 10:56 pm

    Oneida and family, we are so sorry for your loss. As lifetime friends of ours, you will be very much missed.

  • Patrick & Erin Hardwick Posted March 20, 2018 10:58 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for peace and comfort for Oneida and the family.

  • James and Debbie Wilmot Posted March 20, 2018 11:34 pm

    So sorry for your loss, Prayers for you and your family.

  • Randall Clark Posted March 20, 2018 11:38 pm

    Prayers for the Family of there loss !!!

  • KEITH & BEVERLY FLOYD Posted March 20, 2018 11:42 pm

    Sorry for your loss “prayers”

  • Billy and Marilyn Boyd Posted March 20, 2018 11:49 pm

    So sorry Oneida , Jennifer and family for your loss. Prayers and Gods blessings for you all.

  • Fred & Lea Ann Poynter Posted March 21, 2018 12:12 am

    Paul was the best of the best. We always enjoyed talking with him and his love of going to Shoneys….(.and Jennifer we said it like he did. Haha). Sending our love and condolences to you all.

  • Jeff May Posted March 21, 2018 12:17 am

    Paul Black , was a good , and a hard working gentleman .

  • Billy and Judy Moore Posted March 21, 2018 12:28 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of lose

  • Patti Browning Posted March 21, 2018 12:29 am

    So sorry for your loss. I thought so much of Paul. Praying for the family.

  • Renita Cox Posted March 21, 2018 12:35 am

    My deepest sympathy. Praying for the family.

  • Kathleen Leavell and family Posted March 21, 2018 12:36 am

    We will be praying as you celebrate his life and mourn the loss.

  • Shannon Sizemore Posted March 21, 2018 12:37 am

    Prayers

  • Adella and Sue Stevenson Posted March 21, 2018 12:39 am

    Sorry for the loss of Mr. Black. Praying for the family.

  • Shelia Gilliam Posted March 21, 2018 12:39 am

    So sorry prayers for Oneida and all the family

  • Shannon Thompson Posted March 21, 2018 12:41 am

    I’m so very sorry… prayers for the coming days .

  • Tom Hurt Jr Posted March 21, 2018 1:00 am

    Praying for the family. He was a fine man.

  • Wilma pence Posted March 21, 2018 1:09 am

    My deepest sympothy

  • Charlotte Browning Posted March 21, 2018 1:31 am

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for each family member

  • G.B. and Terry Shell Brown Posted March 21, 2018 4:07 am

    We send our condolences to Oneida, Jennifer, and all of the Blacks.

  • Ada Harrison Posted March 21, 2018 5:27 am

    Oneida I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love ya

  • Ronnie & Mildred Broadus Posted March 21, 2018 6:23 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Oneida, Jennifer, Janilynn.and family. Paul was a wonderful man. Like someone said the best of the best.

  • Gail Handley Posted March 21, 2018 7:53 am

    Jamie and kids, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers

  • Penny Stidham sims Posted March 21, 2018 8:32 am

    I’m so sorry. Thought and prayers your way.

  • Leslie Kelly Posted March 21, 2018 11:51 am

    So sorry…prayers.

  • Rick Sutton Posted March 21, 2018 1:01 pm

    So sorry for your loss Oneida and the rest of your family. Paul was a nice, honest hard working guy.

  • Rev. Leon and Betty Thomas Posted March 21, 2018 2:41 pm

    Our sincere prayers are with you during this loss to us and Heaven’s gain.

  • Dbbie Napier Saylor Posted March 21, 2018 7:12 pm

    Sorry for your loss.Prayers

  • Dave & Pam Ruda Posted March 21, 2018 9:31 pm

    Dear Family, we are so very sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort and peace.

  • Robert Grow and Reda Barnett Posted March 21, 2018 10:27 pm

    So Sorry to hear about your loss.

  • Jerry and Laurie Murphy Posted March 21, 2018 10:29 pm

    Lifting your family in prayers for comfort.

  • Ken & Barbara Hodo, Tyler, Texas Posted March 23, 2018 8:16 pm

    Our prayers and sympathy are with you and your family in this time of sorrow.

  • Debbie simpson grimes Posted March 24, 2018 6:19 pm

    Very sorry for loss of dad Jennifer

  • Ron and Pat Goens Posted March 24, 2018 8:25 pm

    Sorry for your loss prayers for family

  • Donna Linton Hocketr Posted March 25, 2018 4:05 am

    Sorry for your loss

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