Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1948

LORAN ELZY BLACK, 85, passed from this life on Jan. 9, 2016 with burial at the New Gordon Cemetery in Gordon, TX. Loran was born Oct. 29, 1930 to John L. & Callie Black in Abilene, TX. He attended school at Ranger, TX in the Class of 1948. Loran married Anita June Griffin in July of 1952 in Abilene. He was a master builder and spent most of his life working in con- struction, most recently as a field superintendent for Ambienti U.S.A., INC. Those that will miss him most are his wife of 64 years, Anita, two sons, David Black and Michael Black and wife Nancy. He is also survived by one brother Ealy Black and wife Mary, sister, Martha Vittrup and husband Tom, 6 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents John & Callie, four brothers; Harvey, Alfred, Johnny, & John Paul, and two sisters; Marion Genelle Black Roberson (RHS-1956) and Linda Black Wimprine (RHS-1959).