Gregory G. Black

Gregory G. Black D.O.B 07/30/1948 was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was tough as nails but lost his battle to cancer on 05/02/18. Gregory served in the Air force. He had many trades but his passion was classic cars. He owned a auto body repair shop in Milwaukee. He was well known by all Boulder City residents from owning the 7-11 on Nevada Highway from 1987-2000 and also worked at the B.C Post Office. He was a long time resident of B.C for 32 years. He is survived by his wife of 45 years Carol. He had 4 children Julie (Richard) Ryan (Roxanne) Sara (Chad) Melissa, grandson Preston whom lived with him since birth and several other grandchildren. He will also be missed by his amazing life long friends he made while stationed in Vietnam and the many other friends and relatives he leaves behind. For the past 42 years Gregg never missed playing Santa for his children and then grandchildren. Gregory was an amazing father and grandfather, he was funny, smart, and creative.  His hobbies kept him busy such as booths at Spring Jamboree, B.C car club, Boy Scouts Leader, photography, and putting memorabilia together. His Memorial Service will be held May 8th at Southern Nevada Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City at 9:20 a.m.

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  • Susan parks
    May 7, 2018 5:37 pm

    So sorry to hear of Greg’s passing. He was such a nice person and always made,me,laugh. I can still see him building displays at 7-11 and making everything so nice . he will be missed and I am so happy i had a chance to know you. Rest in peace Greg.

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  • So many memories fill my mind. I will never forget the things you’ve told and taught me. Our talks we’ve shared will always be cherished, as they are irreplacable. The knowledge you’ve shared with me will forever be with me. Your blunt honesty always a gift. I wish I could have had one last talk with you to ask your opinion and seek your approval on a few things. Over the last few days I have had talks with everyone in your beautiful family and all of the stories have brought smiles on our faces. You, my friend, were like a father to me. Your advice was always invariably wise. Your humor always witty and never meant to be hurtful. You were so knowledgeable, I swear there is nothing you were incapable of achieving. I hope one day I can have a beautiful family like you. If I am half the man you were, I’ll feel like Superman.

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    • Your children truly felt the LOVE you had to share and continue to honor your spirit through the lives they lead. The stories we share, the laughter you inspire, the happiness we all feel in your memories. Your soul and spirit are truly a priceless treasure and I cant thank you enough for being in my life and allowing me to be a part of yours. Love, Randy

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      • Melissa Black
        May 17, 2018 12:11 pm

        Randy that was very well written. I’m so glad you were able to read it at his ceremony. It meant alot to me and my family. I dont know what I would have done if you were not there. I love you so much.

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  • Melissa Black
    May 17, 2018 12:09 pm

    Dad I miss you so much. You were such an amazing man. I love you!

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