The Washington Times-Herald
---- — Donald “Buck” Black celebrated 100 years with a celebration at The Legends Village on Friday
Black, the youngest of five siblings, was born Jan. 10, 1914 in Wheatland to Arthur and Anna Black.
A lifelong farmer in Knox County, Black was also a World War II veteran.
He served in the Philippines during the war as a medic driver. Upon returning, he married Barbara (Welton) Black in 1946. She passed away in 2008.
After retiring in 1997, he moved to Washington.
A 100th birthday party for Black will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Kiwanis Building in Eastside Park.
Everyone is invited. The family requests no gifts.