Glenn William Black, former Taftian, succumbed Monday morning in a Bakersfield Hospital. Mr. Black resided at 324 Cloumbus Street at the time of his death. He was a petroleum engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey and lived and worked in the Taft District from 1936 to 1943. He was born November 25, 1892 In Rushville, Nebr. Mr. Black had resided in California for 41 years. He was a veteran of WWI, member of the Petroleum Engineers Association and Montebello Lodge of F&AM. Survivors include his widow, Evelyn of the home addres, two sons, Glenn D. and William M., both of Taft; one brother, Hugh H. of Paso Robles and seven grandchildren. Services will be conducted in the Chapel of the West Side District Cemetery Mausoleum Wednesday at 2 p.m. Rev. Albert H. Ransford, Unity Church of Alhambra will officiate and Interment will be in the Veteran’s Plot at the West Side District Cemetery. Friends may pay their respect at the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home tonight and until 1 p.m. Wednesday. There will be no viewing at the cemetery service.