Albert Gerald Black, son of the late Theodore R. Black and Olema Wiggins Black, was born on December 28,1940 in Spartanburg, SC.
Husband of Dianne Jenkins Black, his wife of 47 years passed away on Tuesday, November 2,2021.
He was educated in the schools of Spartanburg, SC, graduating from Carver High School in 1958. He worked as an automotive technician with Central Auto Service in Spartanburg, Sc. He attended South Carolina State University and Clemson University, was an Automotive Technology Instructor with the Greenville County School System (13 yrs.) and Spartanburg School District Seven, where he retired after 19 years of service in (1998) and owned and operated Quality Auto Repair.
Left to cherish fond and loving memories are daughters; Ann Black Jones (Curtis), of Mayo, SC., Lt. Col. retired USAF Prudence Renee’ Black Anderson (Frederick), of Pensacola, FL., Shirley Jenkins Crosby (Bernard), of Spartanburg, SC., Sheryl Jenkins Brown (Ben), of Spartanburg, SC., Pinara Dene Black Smith, of Plymouth, MI.; sons, Adrian L. Black, of Spartanburg, SC., Kareem A. Briggs (Mia), of Columbia, SC., Albert W. Black (Brenda), of Spartanburg, SC., Dereck A. McClellan, of Greenville, SC; two sisters, Gertrude “Trudy” Black Ellis (Charles), of Spartanburg, SC., Sally Patricia “Pat” Black Bridges (Clarence); sister-in-law, Mary E. Black, of Spartanburg, SC.; 28 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by two brothers, James “Jimmy” W. Black and William T. “Tommy” Black.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., in Silver Hill United Methodist Church, Spartanburg, SC.