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Donald Black

Donald Black

Tuesday, October 10th, 1933 Monday, March 25th, 2019

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Obituary for Donald Black

Donald F. Black, 85, entered his Lord's Kingdom, Monday, March 25, 2019. He was born October 10, 1933 to William and Ruby (Swander) Black in Wichita, KS. Donald served in the Marines during the Korean War. He married Marie Langdon in 1957. Donald worked as a manager for TG&Y and then worked for USD 260 as a custodian. He was an active member of the Derby Church of Christ. Donald enjoyed many hobbies and loved spending his time with family. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Barbara Black. Donald is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marie Black; children, Donette (Cecil) Purvis, Adon (Holly) Black, Mariette (Stuart) Nicholas, Mia (Tim) Richardson, and Mardonna (John) Brasfield; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild on the way. Visitation: Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 3 to 8 pm with family present between 5 & 7 pm at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS 67037. Funeral Service: 2 pm, Friday, March 29, 2019 at Church of Christ, 225 N. Derby Ave., Derby, KS 67037. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Derby Church of Christ or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 28th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Smith Family Mortuary
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
    Thursday, March 28th, 2019
    3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Family present between 5 & 7
  • Service

    Friday, March 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Church of Christ
    225 N. Derby Ave.
    Derby, Kansas
    Friday, March 29th, 2019
    Mr. Larry Scarth
  • Interment

    Hillcrest Cemetery
    10102 E. 95th St. S.

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The Richardson Family

Sympathy and prayers for you all.. The RICHARDSON family.
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Raymond & Michele Scannapieco

With deepest condolences.Wishing you peace and comfort.Wishing you courage to face the days ahead.Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers
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Harry Simpson

Saepe Expertus, Semper Fidelis, Fratres Aeterni.

Often Tested, Always Faithful, Brothers Forever.

Thank you for your service to this nation.
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Bob, Robin and family

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Owen Maier

My sincere sympathy to the entire Black family. I didn't know Donald, but I do know Adon, and if the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, Donald must have been a very good man; a man of integrity. That is how I know Adon. May God bless Donald's family.
Owen Maier
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