Bob Black

February 24, 1933 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 86)


Mr. Bob Black, age 86 of Fayette, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11-A.M. from Shepherd Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. The body will lie in state Friday from 10-11 A.M. at the church. A visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 P.M. at Nelson Funeral Home.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Robert and Mary Lee Smith Black, son; Sam Black, son-in-law; Darrell Burkett, and a sister; Polly Howard.

Survivors include his wife; Rachel Black of Fayette, son; Scott Black (Dana) of Huntsville, daughter; Dana Burkett of Fayette, sister; Betty Newman of Fayette, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers are; Hospice of Alabama, Dr. Fred Yerby, Debbie's Drugs and Members of Shepherd Baptist Church.

Active pallbearers will be; Joshua Burkett, Tyler Black, Rusty Henry, Blake Black, Phillip Howard, David Baker, and Corey Baker.

To send flowers to Bob's family, please visit our floral section.


May 9, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nelson Funeral Home
3659 Hwy 171 North
Fayette, AL 35555

Funeral Service
May 10, 2019

7:00 PM

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