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James M. Black

May 17, 1930 July 18, 2017
James M. Black
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James M. Black, 87, born May 17, 1930 in Carriere, Mississippi, passed away July 18, 2017 in Midland, Michigan. Jim worked as an electrician at General Motors for 32 years before his retirement in 1985. In that time, he earned multiple certificates from General Motors Institute in Flint, MI. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the U.A.W. Local 602. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed fishing, hunting, and loved to tinker.

Survivors include his son Michael Black of Alabama, daughter-in-law Diane Black-Finkbeiner of Tennessee; grandchildren: Beth Bridgers, Michael Black II, Matt Black, and Katie (Justin) Marks; great grandchildren: Russell Bridgers, Jaylyn Marks and Kolesyn Marks, great great-grandchild Aida Bridgers. He was preceded in death by his son Terry Black and granddaughter Penny Black.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, 301 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge, MI, followed by a Military Graveside service at 2:00 p.m. at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 4444 W. Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48906. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any charity of choice.
www.petersandmurrayfunralhome.com

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Visitation

Tuesday

25

Jul

11:00 AM 7/25/2017 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/25/2017 12:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

25

Jul

2:00 PM 7/25/2017 2:00:00 PM
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens

4444 W. Grand River Ave.
Lansing, MI 48906

Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
4444 W. Grand River Ave. Lansing 48906 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

4444 W. Grand River Ave.
Lansing, MI 48906

4444 W. Grand River Ave. Lansing 48906 MI
United States
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