Black, Charles Millard (Dalton)

Friday, December 21, 2012

Charles Millard Black, 65, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Thursday, December 20, 2012. 

A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, he was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Dalton and a Veteran of the U.S. Army where he served during the Vietnam War. Charles was in law enforcement for 40 years. He began his career with the Chattanooga Police Department, later he went to the Ringgold Police Department, then worked for the Dalton Police Department for 11 years and then ended his career with the Whitfield County Sheriff Department where he worked for 12 years. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Millard Black. 

He is survived by his mother, Emma Silvey Brown of Rossville; daughter, Jeaney Bonds (James) of Ringgold, three stepdaughters, Tina Nealey of Tunnel Hill, Cindy Johnson (Jeff) of Rocky Face, and Desma Bowers (Tom) of Jacksonville, Fla., five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Bill Walker, Sheriff Scott Chitwood and Larry Black officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Dec. 23, from 1-9 p.m., and Monday until funeral time at the funeral home. 

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold. 

An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com


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