4437536vet ffffffMADISONVILLE, KY., — Joseph ‘J.B.’ Burl Black, 71, of Madisonville passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at his home. He was born on September 15, 1946 in Clinton, OK to the late Erma and Gilbert Black. Joseph was a United States Navy Vietnam Veteran and was formerly a coal miner at Pyro Coal Company. He was a member of the American Legion and the V.F.W. and was an avid fisherman who loved the outdoors.

Survivors include his daughters Sandra Hill and husband Daniel of Lafayette, IN, Lisa Kabbas of Coventry, RI, Channa Hammons of Lafayette and Christine Cunningham of Dawson Springs, KY, 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 12noon on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Bro. Jim Lantrip officiating.

Burial to be held at 2pm Thursday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, KY. Military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy.

Visitation will be from 10am until 12noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.harrisfuneralinc.com

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