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Rick Black

January 5, 1990 ~ August 6, 2020 (age 30)



                MT. VERNON- Rick Owen Black, 30, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

                He was born Jan. 5, 1990 in Mt. Vernon to Rick James Black and Roberta (Alberts) Black. He was a 2009 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews. He had a big heart and was always kind to everyone, friends and strangers alike.

                He is survived by his wife, Amber Gantt of Mt. Vernon; his mother, Roberta Black of Mt. Vernon; a grandmother, Helena Alberts of Mt. Vernon; three sisters, Rachel Black of Mt. Vernon, Elizabeth (Zac) Coffing of Mt. Vernon, and his twin-sister Carla Black of Howard; two uncles, Ralph (Jennifer) Alberts, and Bobby (Theresa) Alberts, both of Howard; and several nieces & nephews.

                He is preceded in death by his father, Rick James Black.

                A memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with Bruce Butler officiating. For health and safety precautions, capacity is limited and all guests are required to wear a face covering. A live stream of the service will be available at the Fischer Funeral Home-Danville page on Facebook.

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Memorial Service
August 14, 2020

5:30 PM
Fischer Funeral Home
403 High Street
Danville, OH 43014

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