Ulysses Black

Ulysses Black
Ulysses Black


Ulysses A. “Butch” Black, 72, of Seymour, Indiana, passed away on January 12, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his family. Mr. Black served his country in Vietnam from 1968-1971 and was a truck driver.

On March 31, 1966, he married Nancy M. Anderson in Seymour. She preceded him in death on July 20, 1983. He married Mona L. Shoultz on December 29, 1984 who survives.

Ulysses was born in 1948 to the late Ulysses G. Black and Cora L. (Smith) Black. He graduated from Seymour High School.

Butch is survived by his wife Mona, children Dana (Charlie) Barker, Ulysses A. (Angie) Black, Howard G. Ledbetter, Mary Elizabeth Burton, 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Ernest (Deanna) Black, Thomas (Kathy) Black, and his sisters Wanda (Don) Meadors, Cathy (Roger) Schleibaum, and Jeannie Coffey.

Ulysses was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Nancy and a son, Raymond Floyd Ledbetter.

Friends may pay their final respects at a walk through at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on January 14, 2021 from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. A private family funeral service will be conducted by Voss & Sons Funeral Service. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery with full military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled Veterans 47, Korean and Vietnam Veterans, all of Seymour.

The family appreciates all the prayers and concern for them in this time of loss. Ulysses will be missed by many friends in the community, but all services are private for the safety of the family and friends. Cards and notes of condolence will be most welcome.

In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are required before admittance to the funeral home as well as social distancing within the building. We kindly ask that there be no physical contact such as hugs or handshakes to protect staff and the family. Attendance is limited to 25 people at any given time.

Family asks that memorial checks be written to The Wounded Warrior Project at www.thewoundedwarriorproject.com.

Please visit the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com to leave condolences to the family.

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