LEBANON -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, February 4 at the Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mr. Taylor, 88, of Lebanon. Past president of the Lebanon Kiwanis Club and former Chairman of the Deacons at First Baptist Church, he died Feb. 1, 2010.
The son of the late W.W. and Beatrice Ellis Taylor, he had the distinction of the longest membership at FBC Lebanon. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and for one hour prior to service on Thursday.
Services will be conducted by Dr. Ray Cleek and Brother Don McElroy. Interment follows in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years Ruth Buchanan Taylor; children Cindy (Gary Mack) Foster and Tony (Laura) Taylor; brother Paul “Buddy” (Alice) Taylor; grandchildren Jill Schuster, Janet Curlin, Kimberly Taylor, Rosekay Arnold and Jacob Brown; great-grandchildren Taylor Curlin, Cole Relford and Ayden Bentley; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers: Sam Pigg, Tim Taylor, Don Taylor, Ronnie Taylor, Keith Taylor, and Randall Keith. Honorary: Volunteer Sunday School Class, Milton Johnson, Sam Sherrill, Sam Swindell and Hubert Clemmons.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Taylor is preceded in death by daughter Susan Taylor, baby Maudine Taylor, brothers Elber Taylor and Edward Taylor, and great-grandchild Savannah Relford. Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.