Obituary: Melvin R. Black
February 3, 2009
Melvin R. Black, 74, of Fraser, died Jan. 15, 2009 in Atlanta, Ga. of cancer.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Mary Lou Black, of Fraser; his daughter, Sandra Black, of Chicago, Ill.; his son, David Black, of Atlanta, Ga.; and a sister, Donna Jean Cornelius, of Dayton, Tenn.
He was an executive at General Electric his entire career before retiring to Fraser. He taught his two grandsons, Roger and Riley Black of Atlanta, to ski and worked with disabled skiers for years.
He was a faithful member of the Church of the Eternal Hills in Tabernash and an active community volunteer. His memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Church of the Eternal Hills in Tabernash.
Memorial gifts should be directed to the Mel and Mary Lou Black Scholarship Fund at the College of Engineering at Colorado State University.