His Homegoing Service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, February 20th, at 11:00 a.m., with his Pastor George Hamilton officiating. Visitation will be held in the funeral home on that Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Private burial will take place on Monday at Graceland Cemetery. Due t the COVID 19 Pandemic, there will be a limit of 50 people for the service. However, the service will be livestreamed. https://youtu.be/nCZsVZGlvUM
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James E. Black Jr., 62, completed his earthly journey on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. He was born In Leesburg, FL on November 20, 1958, the son of the late James E. and Margaret W. (nee: Saddler) Black Sr.
On May 25, 1996, here in Racine, he was united in marriage to the former Vicky Lynn Knuckles. Mr. Black had been employed by the City of Racine for over 30 years. He also was employed by the Kenosha Private Police. Mr. Black was a devout member of the Israel of God’s Church W.H.A. It was there that he served on the Church Education Workshop and headed the church security. Mr. Black enjoyed participating in church functions and visiting with friends and family. In addition, some of his favorite pastimes were weightlifting and coaching AAU basketball.
Surviving are his loving wife, Vicky; three children, Jennifer Knuckles, Jaylyn Knuckles, and Trenton Black, two grandchildren; Kemari Biles and Kellen Biles; and mother-in-law, Mary Houf, of Murrieta, CA.