Bill R. Black

Bill R. Black

Bill R. Black, 77 of Granbury, Texas passed away on Sunday May 23, 2021. He was born on July 10, 1943 in Kermit, Texas. Funeral Service:  10:00 A.M. Saturday May 29, 2021 Wiley Funeral Home Chapel, Granbury; Visitation:  6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Friday May 28, 2021, Wiley Funeral Home; Interment:  Holly Hills Memorial Park, Granbury.


Bill is survived by his loving wife of 56 years: Jeannette Black; daughters:  Melinda “Lindi” Brockman and husband Larry Brockman of Burleson, Texas, Rae ‘Jeanne Steele and husband Robbie Steele Jr. of Granbury; grandchildren:  Brielle and Chandler Steele of Granbury, Jordan Brockman of Arlington, Texas; nieces and nephews:  Cary Ratliff, Gena Ratliff Davison, Terrie Griffin-Benavides and Brother-in-law:  Jerry Ratliff.


He was preceded in death by his father:  Ray Black and mother:  Myrtle Black; sisters:  Carolyn Griffin and Nancy Ratliff.


The early years of Bill’s career were spent with Parker Drilling from 1974 – 1986.  He then moved on to being Co-Owner of Coldwell Banker United Realty Professionals with his wife Jeannette Black and Business Partner Jerry Griffis from 1980 – 2018.   Bill enjoyed being a bus driver for Granbury ISD from 2004 – 2015, he was known as “Mr. Bill” and he loved his students and co-workers.  Bill will be deeply missed.


Arrangements by Wiley Funeral Home Granbury, Texas.

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