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“My condolences to Andre, Vanessa and JJ. Willie, Glenn and Terry. I can picture Jimmy laughing and grinning from ear to ear. He was a great guy and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Cookie Ford - Orlando, FL

“Our heartfelt condolences to you and all of your family & friends. You are in our thoughts and prays.Sincerely, Robin Tucker & Family ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Robin Tucker - Worcester

“so sorry for your loss lisa martin and jupe god bless ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: lisa martin - lowell, MA

“Evangelist Ekeh, I pray you and your family strength and peace of mind. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Clarissa Wright - MA

“Thank for your service. Rest in peace ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Jocelyn this is hard but you are strong. Jimmy's passing is a sad event for many people. We will all need to remember Jimmy the way we loved him.My...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Benita Talley-Ford - Orlando, FL

“Jocalyn I am so sorry for the passing of Jimmy. My heartfelt sympathy is with you and Jimmy's family.Rest in peace Jimmy. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: karen brown - lowell, MA


James Alton Black, 68, of Groton MA went on to Glory, May 23rd, 2016 at the Apple Valley Center in Ayer, MA surrounded by his loved ones. Born March 13th, 1948 in Red Springs, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Herman Lee and Queen Esther Black. James was a U.S Army Vietnam veteran and had been employed at Raytheon in North Andover, MA.

James is survived by his wife Jocelyn of Groton MA, three children, Vanessa Boyce LeDuc, Andre Boyce and James Alton Black Jr., all of Lowell MA, a stepdaughter Olivia Ekeh of Groton MA, two brothers, Willie Black of Florence KY and Glen Black and his wife, Vivian of Pleasant Gap PA, a sister, Terri Black of Groton MA, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. He was recently predeceased in death by his mother, Queen and younger brother, Robert L. Black.Visiting hours will be held at Badger Funeral Home in Groton, MA  2-5 PM on Monday May 30th. A service will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 31st at 12 PM.