Francis A. Black Obituary
Francis A. Black Francis A, Black, 49, 12 Birch St., died, Saturday, December 16, at Fox Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 20 .at the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta, with the Rev. Robert Hodges, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. He was born August 31, 1912 in Ragan, Nebraska, the son of Atwell and Lucy (Blanchard) Black. He married Dena Utter February 24, 1934 in, Walton. Mr. Black was employed by Delaware and Hudson Railroad as a yardmaster. He was a resident of Oneonta for 47 years and member of the First Baptist Church and Oneonta Lodge B.P.O.E. and Yardmasters of America. Surviving beside? his wife and mother'" are: one Daughter, Mrs. Robert Wilson, Nonvell, Mass.; three brothers, Kenneth, Tucson, Ariz.; Maurice,- Syracuse, and Russell, Oneonta; three sisters, Mrs. Leon, Williams, M'iss Helene Black, both of Oneonta, and, Mrs. Harold Wilkins of Norwell, Mass.; two grandchildren, Robert and Stephen Wilson, also of Nonvell, Mass. Friends may call at the Bookhout Funeral Home at their convenience. The family will be in attendance Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m.