Warren J. Black, 64, of rural Fayette, died early Saturday morning, July 13, 2013, at the Franciscan Care Center in Sylvania, OH, where he had been a resident for several months. He was born November 21, 1948, in Lima, OH, to the late Ralph Bowersock and Alice V. Green. He married Vicki L. Lumbrezer on December 10, 1976, and she preceded him in death in 2002.
Warren served our country as a member of the United States Army from 1969 – 1971. He retired from General Motors Company following 42 years of employment at their Defiance plant. Warren was an avid sports fan, and especially enjoyed football and baseball.
Surviving are three daughters, Lindsay Smith of South Carolina, Jennifer (Kenneth) Kusz of Toledo, OH, and Amanda Black of Fayette; a brother, Wayne (June) Black of Paulding, OH; three sisters, Dorothy (Larry) Martin of Lima, Cheryl (Danny) Swan of South Carolina, and Arlene (Rob) Mauck of Lima; three grandchildren, Autumn Black, Hunter Smith, and Benjamin Kusz; father-in-law, Bernard Lumbrezer of Fayette; and brother-in-law, Daniel Lumbrezer of Fayette.
In addition to his parents and wife, Warren was preceded in death by a daughter in infancy, Erin Black, and a brother, Russ Black.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may direct memorial contributions in honor of Warren to Our Lady of Mercy Church or the Fayette Fire Department.
Friends can share memories and condolences with Warren’s family online at www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.