Raymond J. "Ray"
Black, 82, of Middleton, died Saturday, September, 10, 1994,
at the Caldwell hospital. Funeral services will be held
at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September, 13, 1994, at Middleton, Idaho.
Burial will follow at the Middleton Cemetery.
Mr. Black was born September 10, 1912, in the little
community of Dixie, west of Caldwell to Albert Bartlett and
Laura Robbins Black. He was the youngest of two
children. He moved to Wilder where he attended school,
then moved to Indian Valley where he farmed. Raymond met
Wilma Francis Macomb and they were married December 19, 1935,
in Payette. Their marriage was later solemnized on
November 29, 1956, in the Idaho Falls Temple. They lived
and farmed in the Middleton area for 26 years until ill health
forced his retirement.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints, Middleton Ward.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma, of Middleton; a son,
Steven Drew and his wife Verta Black, of Middleton; one
daughter, Bonna M. and her husband, Dallas Hale of Emmett; one
brother, Alvin Black of Caldwell, sixteen grandchildren,
twenty-five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters,
Phyllis Teichert and Doris Larson, and a grandson, Andy Nau.