Born Feb. 20, 1927 near Cadiz, Harrison County, he was a son of the late Harry Thistle Taylor and Elsie Ellen Gilmore Taylor.
He was preceded in death by four brothers: Herbert Taylor, Lewis Taylor, Francis Taylor, and William Taylor.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 in Koch Funeral Home, 216 South High Street, Freeport. Services will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2011 with Pastor Jerry Huntsman officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Flushing Township, Belmont County, Ohio.