Joe Tom Black, age 56 of Robinson, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin with Rev. Eric Holleyman officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest.
Mr. Black was born Feb. 12, 1948 in Marlin to Thomas and Agnes Wolf Black. He was an auditor for the Comptroller’s office of the State of Texas for the past 25 years. He was an eight-year resident of Robinson having moved there from Marlin. He was an active member of the Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Robinson and a veteran of the Air National Guard. Joe Tom was an avid supporter of the Robinson Rockets, both the football team and the band. He adored his family and his granddaughter Emily was the light of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Black, of Robinson; daughter, Holly Reynolds and husband Chris of New Orleans, Louisiana; son, Andrew Black of Robinson; and granddaughter, Emily Claire Reynolds of New Orleans.
Honorary pallbearers were Keith Womack, Gary Lathern, Ervin McRae, Tommy Hollingsworth, Steve Johnson, Gary Unger, Gary L. Fair and Clyde Dameron.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Meadowbrook Baptist Church building fund, 1207 N. Old Robinson Road, Robinson, TX 76706.
John: 14:2 -“In My Father’s House Are Many Mansions.”
Adams Funeral Home in Marlin was entrusted with the arrangements.