Stanley Lamotte Black
April 17, 1945 - July 7, 2022
Stanley Lamotte Black, Sr., age 77, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, July 7, 2022.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on April 17, 1945, he was a son of the late Stanley and Alease (Black) Wildridge.
Stanley graduated as valedictorian from Redding High School in Middletown in 1963. He attended Delaware State University for a year and then was drafted into the United States Army where he served 2 tours in Vietnam. Following his honorable discharge he started his career with Chrysler, where he dedicated 44 years. Stanley loved his job and only retired when they closed the plant.
He loved his community and enjoyed volunteering his time to help others, especially in the Twelve Step Program. He was a friend to many. In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing, traveling, watching Westerns, watching football, and watching basketball. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his family.
In addition to his parents, Stanley was preceded in death by his sons, Devin Dickerson and Stanley Black, Jr., and sister, Mary Parker. He is survived by his loving wife, Carel (Jarrard) Black, beloved children, Shana Mosley, Kim Williams, Nona Dickerson, and James Lang (Lisa); sisters, Celia Wildridge (Corey Jackson) and Krishawnna Wildridge; 14 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 pm on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. Interment will be held privately in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donation’s in Stanley’s memory may be to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or by clicking here or to Northern Delaware Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous, 21B Trolley Square, Wilmington, DE 19803 or by clicking here.