Marvin Maxwell “Marty” Black
August 29, 1945 - August 23, 2022
Marvin Maxwell “Marty” Black, age 76, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.
Born in Lancaster, PA on August 29, 1945, he was the son of the late Lee Black and Winnie Mae (Badger) Black. Marvin, affectionately known as Marty or Pop Pop, graduated from Solanca High School in 1964. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Marty retired from Chrysler after 35 years of employment.
Marty loved baseball, he coached for many years and loved watching the Phillies (win or lose). He spent many evenings trying to guess the answers on Jeopardy. He could often be found making a trip to Wawa for his coffee. A family man, he cherished his time spent with his grandkids. Marty rarely missed a soccer game, softball game, volleyball match, or a dance recital.
In addition to his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by his loving wife, Barbara S. Black. He is survived by his children, Jason Black (Colleen) of Cape May, NJ, and Michelle McCullough (Kevin) of Elkton, MD; sisters, Babe Adkins, Ora Lee Moore, and Doris Bazell; and beloved grandchildren, Dakota Black, Jasmine Black, Keaton Black, Katelyn McCullough, Jordan McCullough, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.