Services for William "Shirl"
Black Jr., 70, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, Nov. 13, in a Nampa
hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Canyon
Chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints, 143
Central Canyon St., Nampa.
Bishop Roger Kotter of the Nampa Eighth Ward L.D.S.
Church will officiate. Interment will follow in the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Services and interment are
under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Black, a retired radio broadcaster, was born Dec.
24, 1913, at Iona, Idaho, to William and Verna Black. He
was reared and educated in Salt Lake City, Utah, graduating
from the L.D.S. High School in Salt Lake in 1930. He
later moved to Provo where he managed the Ice Cream Shoppe and
attended Brigham Young University.
He later went to work in radio broadcasting in Provo
and Salt Lake City from 1939 to 1945. He moved to Nampa
in 1945 and worked for several radio stations around the
valley, including KFXD and KAIN. He retired in 1976 and
had resided in Nampa since.
He was an active member and High Priest of the Nampa
Eighth Ward L.D.S. Church.
He is sruvived by his wife Lucille of Nampa; one son,
William H. Black, Nampa; two daughters, Mrs. H.T. (Merilene)
Harn Jr., Nampa, and Mrs. Gary (Shirley) Hackney, Portland,
Ore.; three brothers, Herman Black, Blackfoot, Vernal Black,
Sandy, Utah; one sister, Mrs. Nyta Giles, Springfield, Utah;
eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several cousins,
aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers
and one sister.