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Warner Lewis Black

October 27, 1926 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 95)

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Mr. Warner L. Black, “Wolf”, 95, resident of Jamestown, North Carolina passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at the Maple Grove Rehab Center in Greensboro.  Warner was born on October 27, 1926 to the late Richard K. Black & Zula Shirley Black.

At the age of 17, Warner joined and served in the Army.  Warner graduated from High Point High School.  He was a chemist, having been trained and worked for Mobil Chemical & Valspar until his retirement.  Mr. Black was a member of Christ United Methodist Church where he served on the Administrative Board and was a member of the Methodist Men.

Warner was known for his cooking skills and loved to bake pound cakes and make spaghetti and homemade vegetable soup.  He also loved to work in his yard and was very proud of his beautiful azaleas.

Warner was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Mary Auman Black; one brother, Richard Black; and three sisters, Shirley Watson, Nell Leonard and Nancy Hedrick.

Mr. Black is survived by his wife Ruth Lemons Black and his daughter, Sandi Black Baxley (Tony Holder); brother-in-law Roger Lemons; sister-in-law, Nancy Lemons Elmore and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Warner’s life will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00p.m. in the Life Tribute Center of Cumby Family Funeral Service at 1015 Eastchester Drive, High Point, North Carolina.


Gathering of Family and Friends
August 13, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Life Tribute Center of Cumby Family Funeral Service
1015 Eastchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27262
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