MAIDEN - William “Worth” Black, age 94, of Maiden passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 at his residence.
Born November 22, 1925 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late George William and Zora Bryte Davis Black. Worth was a Past Master of the Maiden Masonic Lodge 592 and a member of Lawings Chapel Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School for 70 years. He retired from Burlington Industries.
In addition to his parents, wife, Fredda Hallene Cline Black; three brothers, Page and wife Jeanette Black, Gerald Black, Fay Black; and son-in-law, Jerry Yount preceded him in death.
Left to cherish his memory two sons Gary Black of Maiden; Edsel and wife Sherry Black of Catawba; daughter Phyllis Black Yount of Conover; five grandsons Chad and wife Tiffany Yount of Virginia; Jeremy and wife Kelly Black of Maiden; Jason and wife Heather Black of Maiden; Dr. Mitchell and wife Melissa Black of Cary; Marty and wife Laura Black of Georgia; granddaughter Michelle and husband Brian Gasiorowski of Charlotte; 13 great-grandchildren Madison Yount, Simmons Yount, Sullivan Yount; Jack Gasiorowski, Caleb Black, Hannah Black, Raegan Black; Camden Black, Collins Black, Noah Black, Lydia Black, William Black, Hallie Black; brother Ford and wife Janice Black of Catawba; sister Juanita Black Sherrill of Catawba; two sisters-in-law Jean Black of Catawba; Betty Black of Conover; special niece’s family Patti and Mark Keener and sons, Andrew, Michael and David Keener of Stanley; numerous nieces and nephews; caregivers Aisha Rendelmen, Nina Rome and Deborah Watts.
Special thanks to: Carolina Caring - Joanna, Cathy, Kirsten and Kyle.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday February 19, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Lawings Chapel Baptist Church in Maiden with Rev. Jason Canipe and Rev. Kyle Patton officiating. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Masonic Rights.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 5-8 p.m. at Lawings Chapel Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, Newton, NC; Masonic Home for Children, Oxford, NC
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.
Burke Mortuary of Maiden, N.C. is serving the Black family.
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