Roger Eugene Black
|Posted 2017-08-07 by Judy Wight Branson|
|Camp Verde Bugle, Camp Verde, Arizona|
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Cottonwood Arizona - Roger E. Black, 74, lost his short battle with
cancer Sunday morning July 23, 2017.
Roger was born December 1, 1942 in Alliance, Ohio the son of the
late Robert William Black who died in 1994.
His mother Ethel Heller 94 and Step Father James Heller 93 whom both
reside in Cottonwood, AZ. He lived most of his life in the Lisbon,
Ohio area and moved to Cottonwood 10 years ago.
Mr. Black proudly served in the United States Air Force from March
1962 to March 1966 he was very proud of being a Vietnam veteran.
Roger was a jet engine mechanic working on the B-52 bomber planes
stationed in Guam. He was a master mechanic and worked in the field
all his life.
At age 62 he retired from Essroc, in Bessemer PA. as the Plant
He was a Master Mason of the Leetonia, Ohio Lodge. And he was also a
member of the Cottonwood, AZ. VFW. He loved the outdoors and
especially the mountains, he enjoyed camping and traveling all over
the United States. He was very adventurous and enjoyed motorcycling
most of his life both on and off road. He loved his children and
Roger is survived by his partner Ms. Sylvia Shull. A son Robert E.
Black (Liesalette Sarelli) of Cottonwood, AZ. and his daughter Julie
(Mark) Rambo of Columbiana, Ohio. His grandson Garret Rambo and
granddaughter S. Abigail Rambo both reside in Columbiana, Ohio.
He will sadly be missed my many. Memorial contributions may be made
to: Valley View Care, 421 North Willard St., Cottonwood, AZ. 86326
Information provided by survivors.
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