Bedford – Karl E. Taylor, 83, of Bedford, died at 12:25 am on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at his residence.
Born October 13, 1933 in Bedford, he was the son of Otis Edward and Irene (Flynn) Taylor. He married Donna M. Sipes on June 20, 1959 and she died August 18, 2006. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a retail salesman and member of Gillen Post #33 American Legion.
Survivors include a daughter, Lisa K. Sipes, of Bedford; five sons, Chris Taylor and partner, John Binder, of Maple Grove, MN, Kyle Taylor and wife, Joyce, Matt Taylor and wife, Carrisa, Jason Taylor and wife, Unata, all of Bedford, and Jon Taylor and wife, Carol, of Mitchell; twelve grandchildren, Reed Taylor, Landon Minton, Hannah Taylor, Isaac Taylor, Kenny Leatherman, Kennedy Taylor, Rea Taylor, Ryan Sipes, Morgan Taylor, Jacob Taylor, John Taylor, and Felicity Taylor; two brothers, Tom Taylor, of Columbus and Jack Taylor, of Bedford; a sister, Betty Lou Hale, of Bedford. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a son, Steven Taylor, a daughter, Kelly Marianne Taylor, and a brother, Jerry Taylor.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, September 29th at the Mixing Bowl located in the license branch plaza. Open mic at 7:00 pm for family and friends to share their memories of Karl. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.