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William Leon Black, Sr.

January 23, 1940 — December 10, 2016

William Leon Black, Sr.

William Leon Black, Sr., age 76, passed away at his home in Kemmerer, Wyoming, on Saturday, December 10, 2016.  


Bill was born on January 23, 1940 in Kemmerer, Wyoming, the son of Joseph W. And Lavina Lillian (Sanford) Black.


He married Nancy N. Johnson on July 2, 1957 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  


Bill was a great outdoorsman, and enjoyed spending time hunting, fishing, camping, rock hunting.  He enjoyed ranching, and horseback riding, and especially enjoyed being able to be in the outdoors with his family.  He loved his family dearly, and enjoyed being around his children, and grandchildren.  


Bill is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Black of Kemmerer, WY.; his children, a son, William L. Black (Beverly) Jr.; of Kemmerer, WY.; and a son, Wayne L. Black (Karyn) of Kemmerer, WY.; his mother, Lillian Torrey, of Vernal, UT.; and a sister, Shirley Josephine Ellsworth, of Randlette, UT.  He is survived by his grandchildren, Tara Leslie (Rob) Sawaya, and their children, Janelle, & Austin, Cory Sequera and his daughter, Lacey Grace, Travis (Wendy) Black, Preston Eli Black, Shane (Jacqueline) Black, Kimberlee Rae Black, and Eric Jace Black, and his daughter, Dustee.


Bill is preceded in death by his father, and a daughter, Susan Sequera.


Bill’s wishes were to be cremated, and memorial services will take place in the summer of 2017.  He will be inurned at the South Lincoln Cemetery in Kemmerer at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to that of the donors choice.  


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