Habersham Co. - Funeral services for 55-year-old Stacy Marks Black of Demorest, who passed away after a motorcycle accident earlier this week will be held via Facebook Live today at 2 p.m.
On Monday, April 6, around 9:13 p.m., a Trooper at Post 7 Toccoa was notified of a single-vehicle motorcycle accident on GA-17 Alternate at Black Mountain Road.
According to SGT. C.J. Coffee with GSP, Black was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson when he lost control of his motorcycle and ran off the roadway to the right. The motorcycle proceeded to travel down an embankment where it came to a final rest.
Black was ejected from his motorcycle and immediately from the injuries he had sustained from the accident.
Black was the fiancé of WCON’s Kathy Nicholson.
According to the obituary, Black was born on September 18, 1964, in Gastonia, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Elaine Worthy Black, brothers, Kenneth Todd Black and Marty Ray Black.
Black was a member of The House of Prayer in Mt. Airy where he served as the Director of Maintenance. Black was the Operations Manager for Northeast Georgia Machinery with his father.
“Stacy lived every day of his life as an adventure. He was loving, honest, generous, and loyal. His larger than life personality was infectious,” the obituary reads. “Stacy was a man of many friends and if you were his friend he would do anything he could for you.”
Survivors include his father, Clarence Kenneth Black, of Demorest; mother, Wanda Lee Biggerstaff, of Gaston County, NC; fiancée, Kathy Nicholson, of Clarkesville; twin sister, Tracy Lynn Black, of Mt. Holly, NC; and lifelong friend, Bruce Harkness, of Demorest.
Private Family Services will be held at the Whitfield Funeral Homes, North Chapel with Pastor John Conley and Pastor Chris Blalock officiating. Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens.
The service for Mr. Black will be broadcast on Facebook Live at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 10, 2020, on the pages of "Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory" and "Kathy C. Nicholson"
Due to the Governor of Georgia's Mandate please respect the family's privacy at the time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the House of Prayer, c/o Jenny Blalock, P.O. Box 586, Demorest, Georgia 30535 or online.