Funeral Notice 7.21.16

 Freddy G. Black, 74 of Lampasas, Texas died late Tuesday night July 19, 2016 at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas. Freddy was born June 17, 1942 in Fouke, Arkansas the son of Walter G. Black and Irma Lavern (Akin) Black. He married Donna Shaw and had lived in this area since 2008. Freddy served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He also served in the Houston Police Department for 20 years, retiring as a Sgt. He then became a Sheriff's Deputy for Stone County in Arkansas and was elected Sheriff there for two terms. He was a Baptist and had a heart for missions. He took in many youths and was a father figure to them.

Freddy also loved music and was a member of the Short grass Prairie Band. Survivors include his wife, Donna Black of Lampasas; son, Ron Black and wife Mindy of Houston; daughters, Rhonda Duncan and husband Chris of Houston and Dena Stagner and husband Barney of Houston; sister, Linda Atkins and husband John of Marietta, OK and eight grandchildren, Chelsea Black, Zachary Moseley, Mitchell Moseley, Lucas Moseley, Wynn Duncan, Miranda Duncan, Courtney Stagner and Hailey Stagner. Freddy was preceded in death by a son, Michael Black and by his parents. A family visitation will be held today, Thursday July 21st, from 6- 8pm at Sneed Funeral Chapel. A funeral service for Freddy Black will be held Friday July 22nd at 10:30am at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston on Monday, July 25th. Memorials may be sent to Eight Days of Hope in care of Naruna Baptist Church.