JR Black, 78, of Kankakee, died Friday (Feb. 2, 2018) at Riverside Hospital, Kankakee.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Deanna; three children, Lon (Bobbi), Eagan, Minn.; Mike (Barbara), Fall River, Wis.; Carrie (David Graf), Momence; four grandchildren, Jordan, Lauren, Elise and Cade; two sisters, Rebecca Thoms, Clinton, and Linda Chockley, Lincoln; and half sister, Ruth Tannehill, Troy, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Dorothy Lambert Black; brother, Frank; and half sister, Rose Marie Kelly.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Schreffler Funeral Home, Kankakee. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday with visitation one hour prior at the Asbury United Methodist Church, Kankakee, with the Rev. Scott Henley officiating. Graveside burial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Texas Township Cemetery, Clinton. Memorials may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church and American Cancer Society.
Please sign his guestbook at www.schrefflerfuneralhomes.com.