John Winston “Jack” Black
Peacefully after a four year battle with cancer, Jack passed away at the age of 66 years at the Boundary Trails Health Centre on November 17, 2016.
Jack was born on July 1, 1950 in Crystal City MB to Jim & Dorothy Black. He was raised in Wood Bay & Pilot Mound and as a teen moved to Miami.
Predeceased by his maternal grandparents, paternal grandparents, auntie Kay, uncle Austin, cousin Ken, his parents Jim & Dorothy, brother Gary, sister-in-law Shirley, brother-in-law Raymond and father-in-law John Baron. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 39 years Anne, his son Robert (Deanna), daughter Jacqueline, three grandchildren Michael, Tyson & Taylor, his mother-in-law Margaret Baron, sister-in-law Audrey (Glenn), brothers-in-law Jerry, Alvin, Bob (Chauna) and Walter, numerous nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews and cousins.
Jack worked in the grain industry for many years having worked for Manitoba Pool, Seedex and Northern Sales. This was followed by a few years at Delaquis Ford and for the last number of years he was employed by Sperling Industries. He had a very strong work ethic and anything he set out to do he did well. He was also an avid sports fan.
A public graveside service will be held on Saturday November 26, 2016 at 2:00pm at the Miami Cemetery with Rev. Allison Halstead officiating. Honourary pallbearers will be Bruce Underwood, Brian Orchard, Ted Storey, Bob Oakes, Duncan Callum and Darryl Penny.
The family would like to thank Dr. David Dawe of Cancer Care Manitoba and Dr. Bob Menzies & the staff at the Cancer Care unit at Boundary Trails Health Centre. A special thank you to Dr. M. Chatwin and the nurses in the Medical unit at Boundary Trails Health Centre for your kind and compassionate care of Jack during the last six weeks. You all made a truly difficult time a little more bearable knowing he was being so well looked after. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.