RINGGOLD, CATOOSA COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -- Christopher Dewayne Black of Ringgold died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, along with his wife, Pamela Hargis Black, and two children, Chelsea and Cody Black. He was 47.

He was an employee of Hicks Tufting and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Henry Black.

Survivors include his mother, Martha Carter of Ringgold; sister, Patti (Charles) Stephens of Ringgold; brother, Ricky Black of Ringgold; granddaughter, Beatrix Pearl Black, and three nieces, Taylor, Casey and Haley.