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Clint Black's Father Took His Own Life Sunday; Family Is "Devastated"

Image courtesy of EB Media PR (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of EB Media PR (via ABC News Radio)

Condolences to Clint Black and his family on the sudden death of his father G.A. Black at age 78 on Sunday.  According to a press statement, Clint believes his father took his own life due to the loss of his wife Mary Lou and his own declining health.  The family had no indication he was contemplating suicide.

Clint says, "Our family is devastated by this news.  We are still in the beginning stages of preparations to honor our father, and at this time, we respectfully ask for privacy until we have had the opportunity to fully process what’s transpired over the last 48 hours.”

G.A. Black is survived by his sons Mark , Brian , Kevin and Clint.

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