BLACK, Ronald E. age 71 of Springfield, Ohio passed away unexpectedly at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born November 21, 1947 to the late Henry and Evelyn (nee Emerick) Black. Ronald is preceded in death by his parents and a sister Joanne Cox. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He enjoyed playing golf but most of all enjoyed spending quality time with his family especially his grandchildren and spoiling the special animals in his family. Ronald is survived by his beloved wife Linda (nee Phlips), loving children Wade (Lacey) Black of Kingsbury, TX and Sara (Mike) Tumblison of Springfield, OH; former daughter-in-law Amy Black of Springfield, OH; grandchildren Alexa Black and Ross Tumblison; special friends Mark and Joy Stewart of Springfield, OH and many other family members and friends. A memorial gathering will be held November 9, 2019 from 1:00PM-4:00PM at the Champion Center at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.FerncliffCemetery.org. Arrangements in care of Ferncliff Funeral Home & Crematory.