April 7, 1947 ~ March 12, 2021
Richard Craig Black (RC) passed peacefully at home in the arms of his loving family on the morning of March 12th 2021.
RC and his wife Carol Casazza of Tewksbury, Massachusetts made their home in Alexandria, VA. He was the son of Duncan Frasier Black and Virginia Black of Middletown, New Jersey. He was preceded in death by his sister Shelley (Black) Foulks.
RC leaves 2 sons: Kelly Black and his wife Erin of Orlando FL, and Joshua Black and his wife Jennifer of Winter Park, FL and their three children Ireland, Brooklyn, and Elle. He also leaves his nephew Gary Foulks of New Jersey .
RC had a kind soul, he loved his little dogs Molly, Duncan, and Eddie who preceded him in death and Emily and Kristen who miss him dearly. He shared his pillow with Emily every night. RC had a great respect for service men and women. He spent his entire career of 50 years working for the U.S. Army after his Vietnam era enlistment as a Sargeant. RC was quiet and unassuming, he loved and he was loved.
Inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery to be announced at a later date as well as a celebration of life.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: American Diabetes Association, Purple Heart, or any local animal rescue organization of your choosing.