Published Wednesday, March 2, 2005
Daniel Warren Black, 52, of Columbia passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at his mother’s home in Columbia after a long diabetes-related illness.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Memorial Park Cemetery with Chaplain John Fussner officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home.
Dan was born in Marshall on Jan. 9, 1953, to Frank and Juanita Black. The family has lived in Columbia since 1967.
He graduated from Hickman High School and was a member of Parkade Baptist Church.
He spent most of his adult life in the lawn and garden business, having worked for Chemlawn, Atkins and Forever Green Nursery. He was a licensed arborist and also a licensed realtor.
Survivors include one son, Whitney Daniel Black; one brother, Tony Black and wife Jami; one sister, Rhonda Victor; his mother, Juanita Black-Morris; a stepsister, Cindy Stewart and husband Tom; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Black, in 1974 and his stepfather, Charles "Teeny" Morris, in 2002.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, attention Memorial Program Call Center, P.O. Box 2680, Canton, Ohio, 44720, or Family Counseling Center, 117 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, Mo., 65203.