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Mr. Roger Andrew Black

Obituary for Mr. Roger Andrew Black

August 18, 1950 - April 13, 2018
Rocky River, Ohio | Age 67

Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather


Roger Andrew Black, 67, of Rocky River. He was born in Portland, Oregon, to the late Andrew and Dorothy Black; he was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Pratt) for 45 years; loving father of Rev. Joshua Black (Michaelia), Leah Corte (Mike), Nathaniel (Fang Bai Wu, MD.); grandfather of Joshua, Matthew and Jonah Black, and Isabella Corte; dear brother of Randy (Ginny) and Byron (Andrea); good friend and uncle of many. Passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018, after a long illness with Lewy Body Dementia, he was surrounded by his family when he died. Roger enjoyed playing and coaching baseball and softball and he loved to fish. Prior to becoming ill, he devoted all his time to girls fastpitch softball and coached at RRHS. He will be missed by many. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rocky River High School Softball program, Hospice of the Western Reserve or Lewy Body Dementia Association. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 20, 11:30 am, at the Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Rd., Fairview Park. Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8pm. 440-333-9774

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