Byron Clark Black, age 77, died June 15, 1991 at his home from injuries sustained in a horse accident.
He was born on January 4, 1914 to Clark A. and Mahalia (Ha-H ley) Haycock Black in Escalante, Utah. He married Arlene Banks; they were later divorced. He married Sara Dean Orton on July 2, 1965 in Caliente, Nevada; the marriage was later solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple on May 21, 1970. He lived in Escalante until the age of 12, then moved with his family to Beaver, Utah. He was employed at the shipyards in California during WW II, worked as a lineman and hydroelectric operator for Utah Power and Light until his retirement. He was an active member of the LDS Church, and was a High Priest. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved his horses. He has been active in AA in Beaver for many years.Survived by wife, Beaver; sons and daughter, Neil Byron Black, Perris, California; C. Clark Black, Cedar City, Utah; Randy Orton Smith of Parowan, Utah; and Mrs. Lennis (Cindy) Hall, San Ramon, California; 12 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, at 1 p.m., in the Bea- ver 1st LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call Tuesday, from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, from 11:30 to 12:30, at the Southern Utah Mortu- ary in Beaver. Interment in the Mountain View Cemetery.
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