‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees

Interment following funeral service

Delta 1st Ward Chapel
Monday April 11th, 2016

View Details


Oasis Cemetery
Monday April 11th, 2016
11:30am - 12:30pm

View Details

Funeral Service

Delta 1st Ward Chapel
Monday April 11th, 2016

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Stanley's visitation.

Stanley Lucian Black

Stanley L. Black passed away April 2 2016 at the Utah Veteran Home in Payson, Utah after a lingering illness. Stanley was born January 25 1932 to Lucian and Deona Church Black. He grew up in Delta with many relatives and friends. He was active in Delta High School with lead parts in many musicals and plays. He played football and was a prize boxer. Stan joined the Navy after graduation and served four years active duty and another four years in the Reserves. Stan married Delores Phelps in l952 and they had two daughters: Sandra Lee Feragon and Sammy Kay Martineau.

After he and Deloris divorced, Stan married Betty Fox in 1959 in Montana where he was working in the timber. They moved back to Utah and Stan worked for Dearden Land and Livestock on the Utah Nevada border until 1980. Stan and Betty moved back to Oregon where he worked on a big cattle ranch, then a guest ranch where he entertained guests singing in the evenings. Betty died in l984 and Stanley moved back to Delta where he lovingly cared for his invalid mother until her death in 2002.

Stan enjoyed the American Legion and always took part in their activities, often singing solos. He was named Commander in April of l992 and served faithfully.

Stanley was active in the LDS Church where he served as the Priesthood Chorister for several years. He also served two mission calls to Cove Fort which he enjoyed very much. Stan worked as a security guard at IPP power plant for 15 year. He loved this area, his many friends and relations. He loved the west desert, loved to fish, hunt, ride horses, visit and sing.

In 2015 Stanley moved to the Utah Veterans Home in Payson which he enjoyed. He was elected as President of the Residents because of his friendliness and knowing every patient.

Stanley is survived by his siblings Cheryl Roper (Grayson deceased), Dorothy Teichert (John), Lorene Wilhelm (Al), Paulene Tolbert (Kieth), John Black (Sondra) , Phillip Black (Cheryl), his two daughters Sammie Kay and Sandra Lee and grandsons Jason MacLee .Tim MacLee. And Kelly Feragen.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, April 11, 2016  at 1:00 pm in the Delta 1st Ward Chapel.  A viewing will be held prior to the funeral from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.  internment will be at the Delta City Cemetery under the care of Olpin Stevens Funeral Home.  Online condolences can be offered at www.olpinstevensfuneralhome.com

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Stanley Black, please visit our flower store.


Jason I am sorry to hear about your Grandfathers passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family...

Clark Byrd Aug 20 2016 12:00 AM

I am the last remaining country cousin (Barth Keith Stanley) I have many pleasant memories of growing up with the same age cousins in Delta, Utah. I will always remember Stanley's very positive upbeat attitude and demeanor. Love always!

Barth H Black in Austin, TX Apr 12 2016 12:00 AM

We had so many good times with Stan He will be missed

Marvin and Fran Weber & Family Apr 9 2016 12:00 AM

Product Image

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on April 8, 2016

Expression of Sympathy Apr 8 2016 12:00 AM

Sending condolences to ur family Jason...prayers ur way

Woody and Gayle Woodhouse Apr 7 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. From what I read, he seems like a very caring person.

Terry Alfred Apr 6 2016 12:00 AM