BLACK John (Jack) Aged 87. Passed away peacefully after a long illness in Solihull Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Joan, father of Michael and Hilary will be sadly missed by daughter-in-law Teresa and son-in-law Carl, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends. Funeral Service at Robin Hood Crematorium on Thursday January 8, at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only, any donations to the Air Ambulance c/o the family. We saw him fading like a flower but could not make him stay. We tended him with loving care till God took him away.