Mr Francis Black

Mr Francis Black

9 August 2017

MR Francis Black, of 2 Cuan Place, Strangford, who died in Downe Hospital on June 23 at the age of 85, was a popular and highly respected member of the local pigeon racing fraternity.

Mr Black was associated with Downpatrick Homing Pigeon Society for many years and enjoyed great success. 

His other hobbies included gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Lily, sons Gerald and Tom, daughter Bernadette, daughters-in-law Nan and Theresa, son-in-law Hugh, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.