Mr. J.D. Black, age 93 of Charlotte, NC, formerly of Fayette, Alabama, died Friday, November 15, 2013, in North Carolina. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 17, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at Norwood Chapel with Rev. Tina Burleson and Janet Webb officiating. Burial will follow in the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. The visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. prior to the service. Mr. Black was born January 17, 1920, in Lamar County, the son of the late Bert and Dollie Dudley Black. He was a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina, for the last ten years, a resident of Fayette, Alabama for eleven years, and a resident of Lansing, Illinois, for twenty-eight years. He was a current member of Cooks Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC and a former member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Country Club Hills, Illinois and Southside Baptist Church in Fayette, Alabama. He served the church in many capacities over the years as a deacon, a teacher, and a Building and Grounds committee member. He was a member of the Ironworkers of America Local 395. He worked for Allstate Erectors at the time of his retirement. Mr. Black was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He served as a radio operator on a destroyer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Mr. Black was preceded in death by his wife, Willa Ermine (Muse) Black. Survivors include his children, Sheila R. Black, DeWitt and Eileen Black, Carla (Black) and Eric Vissers; Grandchildren, Jay and Leslie Black, Kyle Black, Rachel Black, Ethan Vissers, and Leah Vissers. He has one great-granddaughter, Harper Black.