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Darrel D. Black
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Obituary for Darrel D. Black

August 18, 1931 - May 12, 2018

CW4 Darrel D Black, retired, passed away peacefully in his Owens Cross Roads, AL home on May 12, 2018.

Darrel was born on August 18, 1931 in England, AR and became a member of the armed forces in 1952. He was a dedicated, loyal soldier and was awarded the Legion of Merit on his retirement in 1983. He continued his career in the private sector at Raytheon from 1984 to 2000.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Gerda I. Black, his children to whom he was a loving and beloved father, Cindy Black, Charla Black, Scott Black and Sandra Hudspeth, his grandchildren, Jordan Black, Glenn Reynolds, Tyler Reynolds and Alison Reynolds, his sisters, Joann Turnbo and Jane Griffin and his nephews and nieces.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Beulah M.H. Rowland and his brother, William ‘Bill’ Rowland. His humor, good counsel and affection will be deeply missed.

Funeral arrangements are provided by New Hope Funeral Home. Services are to be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00AM at New Hope Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to your favorite veteran’s charity.

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2500 Oak Grove Road
New Hope, AL 35760

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2500 Oak Grove Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760


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