Monday, December 2nd, 2013
Complete Obituary
Alva Black
  Alva L. Black, 72, Celina, died at 7:45 a.m. Nov. 29, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following a brief illness.
He was born April 11, 1941, in Harrisburg, Pa., to Alva Sr. and Goldie Kerns Black. On Nov. 19, 2003, he married Vicky Burden, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are children, Sherry (Michael) Dirksen, Union City, Ind., Kimberly Reynolds, Ashland, Kansas, Julie (Jerry) Francis, Versailles, Richie (Schanda) Black, Ansonia, Rickie Black, Greenville, Ryan Black, Ansonia, and Krista Hoover, Sandusky; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and siblings, Gary Meyer, David Meyer, Patsy Stump and Linda Batty.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son-in-law, Frank Reynolds.
He retired from Minster Machine Co. in 2000 and was an avid outdoorsman and trapshooter. He belonged to many clubs and associations, including the Newport Sportsmen's Club and Mercer County Sportsmen Association.
Funeral services are 7 p.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, the Rev. Dennis Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at a later date.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Sunday
32°
Snow
100%
Sunday Night
12°
Snow
100%
Monday
13°
Snow Likely
60%
Monday Night
-3°
Partly Cloudy
6%
Tuesday
27°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Tuesday Night
24°
Slight Chance Snow
30%
Wednesday
31°
Chance Snow
31%
Wednesday Night
Slight Chance Snow
20%
Thursday
18°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Thursday Night
-2°
Partly Cloudy
10%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d