Otis "OD" D. Black-Otis Daniel "OD" Black 74, Liberty Township was born on April 17, 1946, in Rule, TX., to the late Jessie and Frankie Thomas Black. He accepted Christ at an early age. He was a member of The Church Without Walls while in Houston, TX., and then moved his membership to Third Baptist Church, in Youngstown, Ohio.
On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Otis was called home to be with the lord. Otis and his wife had relocated from Houston, TX., back to Youngstown, Ohio. Otis was an owner/operator of a Trucking Company in the Houston area. He traveled all over, hauling various chemicals as well as dry goods. Otis never met a stranger and always had a smile on his face. Otis was a graduate of Carver high School class of 1964. located in Amarillo, TX.
To cherish his memories; Otis is survived by his wife Patricia "Pat" Wilson Black whom he married on February 14, 1981, Youngstown, Oh., children; Otis Jr.,(Jennifer), Rodney (Katie), grandchildren, all of Muskegon, Michigan; a brother; Henry C. "HC", Sr., Greenville, TX., and a sister, Evelyn (Black) Lee, Farrell, PA; nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, cousins and a host of friends.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers George, Elvia "Isaac". and James "Butch" Black; Sisters; Willie "B" Smith, Jessie "Merle" Williams, Gloria "Jean" Butler, and Barbara Davis.
Funeral will be on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11 am, at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. Friends may call from 10 to 11 am on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Due to the current pandemic please follow the CDC guidelines (6 foot rule) for social distancing and wearing your mask that covers your mouth and nose. Please do not linger so that the private family funeral service will start promptly at 11 am.
We were given the honor to serve the family during this difficult time of bereavement.