Melvin Black

October 8, 1944 ~ May 2, 2021 (age 76)


Melvin Harold Black, 76, Homer City, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021 while at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.

The son of Ralph and Millicent (Stewart) Black, he was born October 8, 1944 in Coral, PA.

Melvin was a member of the Missionary Alliance Church, Laborers International Union of North America, Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association, Red Barn Sportsmen’s Club, Loyal Order of Moose, and Fraternal Order of Eagles.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and was an avid Nascar fan. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Barb (McClead) Black; seven children, Tony (CJ), Bob (Mariette), Karyn (Tim), Jim, Rhonda (Larry), Ron (Kris), Rich (Deb); seventeen grandchildren, Brett, Brad, Allyssa, Caitlin, Sydney, Jordan, Trish, Tiler, James, Taylor, Alicia, Bucky, Skylar, Shannon, Brandi, Brittany, and Courtney; fourteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Louise (Jim); brother, George (Karen); sisters-in-law, Marlene Sexton and Darlene Zigmond; brother-in-law, Rick McClead; and pets, Sugar and Otis.

Preceding Melvin in death were his parents; brothers, Vernon and Clair; sisters, Virginia and Norma Jean; and pet, Kricket.

Per Melvin’s request there will not be a viewing. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

The John A Lefdahl Funeral Home have been entrusted with the arrangements.

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