Earl M Taylor

October 1, 1942 ~ December 7, 2021 (age 79)


Earl Taylor, 79 of Elkhurst, WV was a great man that was welcomed in the arms of the Lord on December 7th, 2021. He was Born on October 1, 1942, to his mother Chessie and father Harvey Taylor. He is preceded in death by his mother Chessie and father Harvey along with brothers, Jimmy, Willie, and Johnny.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Taylor of 55 years, sons Jack Taylor of Elkhurst WV, Chuck (Crystal) Taylor of Big Otter, Robert (Leiland) Taylor of Clay WV, daughters Nina (Mike) Wilson of Sissonville and Loretta Garnett of Versales, In.  Brothers, Carl (Debbie) of Bickmore, Sisters, Glenna (Tom) Brandenburg and Kay (Tom) Stalls. Grandchildren: Adam, Cassie, Felicia, Andy, Sherri, Shelby, Ben, Kristie. Grandchildren: Coleton, Aaron, Ethan, Danny, Lillian, Amellia, Madelin, Emerson, Maverick, Caden, Tyler. Several nieces and nephews.

He was a member of the Elkhurst Church. He was a great man. He would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He would always tell you to be cheerful or not to take any wooden  nickels.   

Grave side services for Earl will be on Friday December 17, 2021, at 12.00 pm at Taylor Cemetery on Beechy Ridge WV. With Minister Rocky Osborne officiating

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Funeral Service
December 17, 2021

7:00 PM
Beechy Ridge WV, Taylor Cemetery

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