Charles (Eddie) Black age 61 passed away Saturday, July 24, 2010 of heart failure. He had a very passionate love for racing in which he shared with his daughter and they had a Drag Car together. He also loved Go-Kart Racing. Preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Imogene(Sexton) Black; father-in-law, Clarence Miller; mother-in-law, Ada Troutman; son, Shawn Clanton; niece, Lori Black. Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Darlene (Miller) Black; daughter, Liz (Black) Walker and husband, Jeff; sons, Tim Black and wife, Anna, Tom Clanton and wife, Christy, and Marty Clanton; grandchildren, Drew, Christian, Christopher, Houston, and Kalina ; brother, Bob Black and wife, Kathy; sister, Sheree Selvidge and husband, Darryll; special care helper and sister-in-law, Martha (Marty) Miller; sisters-in-law, Edie Forsythe, Margaret Hembree and husband, Hubert; niece, Jennifer Black; nephews, Robby Black, Alan Hembree, Frankie Morgan, and Joseph Hembree; special friend, Sam Monroe; very special little buddy, his dog, Spike who will miss him dearly and many other friends. Friends may visit Monday evening from 5-8 p.m. at The Life Event Center. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00p.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral service will be at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2010 in the Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Scott Potter officiating. Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to an account at Regions Bank to help with final expenses. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com.