Leon Edwin Black

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Leon Edwin Black

December 07, 1952 - October 03, 2018

CHERRY VALLEY - Leon Edwin Black, 65, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his home.
Born Dec. 7, 1952 in Oneonta, he was the son of the late Arnold J. and Elfriede (Schulte) Black.
Over the course of his life, he worked many jobs, first for the Otsego County Forestry. He did factory work for Interknitting. He was a farmer, car dealer, mechanic, and his final employment was at Tops in Cooperstown as a stock clerk and manager on duty.
He is survived by his wife, Laura; two sons, David J. Black (and wife, Lee) and Eric S. Black (and wife, Becky); a daughter, Corenne L. Black (and husband, Spencer Morrissey); and four grandchildren, Elizabeth Black, Kent Black, Lucas Black and Poppy Black.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.
Online condolences may be made at www.merenessputnamfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 8, 2018
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Steve Page
Oct 17, 2018
I grew up in Middlefield. I almost grew up on the Black farm on the hill. My condolences to the family.
Calvin and Joanne Duvall
Oct 11, 2018
Laura and family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We remember you folk well. Our love and prayers are with you. May God give you comfort and peace.
John keller
Oct 10, 2018
My heart felt condolences to all of the Black family.
Joyce Dixon
Oct 10, 2018
I always liked Leon. He was one of the good guys. My prayers are with all the family. Keep all those special memories with you always. Love and prayers to all.
Gloria Schrom Munson
Oct 10, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers!
Nancy Vass McGregor
Oct 10, 2018
So sorry for the Black family! Prayers are with all.
Brian hildenbrand
Oct 08, 2018
RIP my friend.