Flag Eagle

George F. Black

January 9, 1942 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 79)


    George F. Black, 79, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at the Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, W.Va.

     He was born at Attica, Indiana on January 9, 1942 a son of the late Dorothy Black.

     He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Era.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and the Shrine. .  He was also a member of V.F.W. Post 5303, Woodsfield, Ohio.

     He enjoyed fishing with his son, hunting, bowling, playing cards / poker with his friends,  enjoyed wood crafting and spending time with his grandchildren.

     In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a son, Billy Black; a brother, William Lowe.

     Surviving are his wife, Cathy Deslaurier Black whom he married October 5, 1963; a daughter, Dawn Gaddis of Canton, Ohio; one son Troy Black and fiancé, Virginia Wellman of Duffy, Ohio; three sisters, Pat Oteham of Indiana; Sue Lowe of Texas; Judy Whitington of Indiana;  seven grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

     There will be no visitation or service.  Following cremation, inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family.

     Arrangements entrusted to the care of Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of George F. Black, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for George

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Woodsfield

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of George F. Black
© 2022 Watters Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility