David Duwayne Black

August 14, 1956June 6, 2019

David Duwayne Black, 63, of Cool Ridge WV was taken to be with the Lord on June 6th 2019. David was the son of the late Orvis and Harriett Black. He’s proceeded in death by a sister Karen Black, a niece Melanie and a grandson Joshua Wilson. He was a 100% disabled veteran who enjoyed spending time with his family - traveling, fishing, camping and riding Harleys. He is survived by his former wife and life partner, Michelle Black, his 8 kids starting with the oldest- Christina Black, Jennifer Cook and her husband Chris Cook, Andrea Manns and with her husband, David Duwayne Black II and his wife Tiffany Black, Erica Black, Kayla Black and her partner Deven Pratt, Justin Black, and Mackenzie Black. Along with his 13 grandchildren, Brian Wilson, Joshua Wilson, Tyler Black, Jacob Black, Kalob Black, Nathan Cook, Karmin Black, Isiah Manns, Kaiden Manns, Aubree Gill, Leki Black, Sebastian Pauley, King James Pratt and his siblings- Donald Black, Michael Black, Suzanne Jenkins-Black, and Kathy Black. We will be laying him to rest June 17th at Blue Ridge Funeral home in Beckley WV. Viewing will begin at 11am to 1pm and the funeral will begin at 1pm. We also will be having a celebration of his life at Little Beaver at 4:30pm that evening.


  • Visitation Monday, June 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 17, 2019


David Duwayne Black

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RACHEL Hernandez

June 17, 2019

I have known the black family for a long time now and David was a great guy I have many funny memories of him my heart goes out to the family sending many prayers up for you guys ❤️he will definitely be Missed by alot.... So sorry for your loss of a father, brother and grandfather and also friend....

Janet Hairston

June 10, 2019

To the family and friends. My deepest prayers and condolences are with you at this time of bereavement. Know that God makes no mistake and know that I am in prayer for you.

Blessings to you the family.

Evg. Janet L. Hairston