George Frederick Black

June 30, 1947 - July 30, 2017
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George Frederick Black died Sunday, July 30, 2017 at his home in Galveston following a brief battle with cancer. His wife, Sherry, was at his bedside. He was 70 years old. George was born on Galveston Island June 30, 1947 at St. Mary’s Hospital and adopted at birth by Ellis Julian and Alvenia Augusta SchmiechContinue Reading

Thomas E. Cook left a message on August 19, 2017:
Dear Sherry & family,Saundra & I were very saddened to learn of the passing of George Black. George was one of those people you were always so happy to see whenever you ran into him at the store, on the street, at a party, or wherever. It made no difference . What you saw was what you got in every case. George never disappointed me. A big smile, a hearty laugh, a hug, a warm greeting and handshake , exchange of ideas, always awaited me whenever I was blessed to cross his path. George was a big man physically and in many ways he seemed bigger than life itself. So much energy and enthusiasm, and always a positive thought for me. George was truly genuine in every way. I will never forget him and always be grateful for his many years of loyalty and support to the Galveston Racquet Club. George will truly be missed and never forgotten by so many people he encountered in this life. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time of grief and loss. Love, Tom & Saundra Cook
Rondi Gresvik-Robbins left a message on August 10, 2017:
To the family of George Black I want to convey my deepest sympathy and know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I have been so saddened to hear of his passing. Although I cannot be there in person to celebrate George's life, know that I am there in spirit. My thoughts and prayers are with Sherry and family. As kids, George and I grew up together, and had so much fun with all our neighborhood friends. He will be missed by all of us. He will always be remembered by this Ball High School classmate and childhood friend. God speed George. I know we will all meet again in heaven. The soul that dwells with God is secure. God Bless you all. Rest in Peace George.
Judy McGrory left a message on August 10, 2017:
Rest in peace, George. George was a founder and hearty member of the Krewe of Harlequins. Though many of us couldn't dance worth a hoot, we gave it our all.....and had a whole lot of fun in the trying. May God's peace be with Sherry, Joshua and the rest of the family.
Victor M Hernandez left a message on August 10, 2017:
Some passing's are hard to believe and accept; especially, when the loss is someone so close to one's heart. George will be an amazing spiritual memory in my heart forever. God Bless George, and his family, now and in the after-life.
Nancy Sunseri left a message on August 9, 2017:
Dear Sherry, I am very sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I did not have the pleasure of knowing George, but I have heard such wonderful things about him. May God bless you and be with you in your time of sorrow. Love You, Nancy Sunseri
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Anita Taylor left a message on August 9, 2017:
Sherry, Joe Max and I send our sincere condolences for your loss. We remember the many times we were with you for Kiwanis and other Galveston functions, as well as being in your home for parties. George always had a smile on his face and treated everyone as dear friends. I know that he will be missed not only by your and your son, but by the many friends he had. Rest in Peace, dear Friend, you will always be remembered by the many, many people who knew you.
Jennie Meyer Latham left a message on August 9, 2017:
May you Rest In Peace you gentle giant. The island has truly lost a great man. Prayers and condolences to all your family.
Cynthia and Luther Travis left a message on August 8, 2017:
Sherry We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Cynthia and Luther Travis
Larry and Joanne Griffin left a message on August 7, 2017:
Sherry, our thoughts and hearts are with you and Josh. We have such wonderful memories of George, the positive, inspirational, proactive Scout Master. Our boys, Cary and Ryan, send their regards as well. Those days and friendships may be long past but never forgotten. Peace be with you throughout these challenging days.
Terry and Ruby Jensen left a message on August 3, 2017:
Dear Sherry, Ruby and I are deeply saddened by your loss of George and we would like to express our deepest sympathy.  We hope that your wonderful memories of him will bring you comfort and peace during this difficult time. We are thinking of you and praying for you. In friendship and sorrow, Terry and Ruby
Melody Rygaard Smith left a message on August 1, 2017:
May George sleep in Heavenly Peace and may God grant peace & comfort to Sherry and the rest of the family in this time of sorrow.I've known George since Ball High School and also attended St.Paul's Lutheran Church with him. He was very much a gentleman.
Debra Poor Jarmon left a message on August 1, 2017:
George was one of my older brother's first friends upon moving to Galveston in the mid 1960's. I remember my brother returning to our home in Louisiana with George and another friend for a weekend visit. I was just ten years old, but I remember the laughter and fellowship as these three young men embraced the Cajun experience. Later, I moved to Galveston as a teenager and bumped into George upon occasion. His smile is unforgettable. My love and prayers to his family and friends. This fella really embraced life! Well done George.
Sharon and Alan Tipton left a message on August 1, 2017:
Our hearts are heavy and our prayers are with you.
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