Wayne Taylor

Obituary of Wayne Taylor

Bedford – Wayne E. “Ed” Taylor, 77, of Bedford, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at his residence.

Born February 11, 1940 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Wilbur and Goldie (Lewis) Taylor. He married Judy Mitchell on October 10, 1966 and she preceded him in death on June 29, 2011. He was a truck driver for Kern Trucking for thirty-five years and a member of the Fayetteville Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Wayne E. Taylor, Jr. and wife, Bonnie, of Bedford, and Travis Taylor, of Bloomington; a granddaughter, Samantha Taylor, of Bedford; six great grandsons, Kenny Gage Cahill, Kristopher Earnhardt Cahill, , Dominic Taylor and Dwayne Edward Taylor, Sean Miller, Bo Miller, and their mother, Charlotte Miller; a great granddaughter, Isabela Lou Phillips; four brothers, Gale Taylor, of Clearsprings, Carl Taylor and John Taylor both of Norman, and Merle Taylor, of Heltonville; two sisters, Ruth Taylor, of Norman, and Mary Pruett, of Freetown; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, three brothers, Dale, Dean, and Danny Lloyd Taylor; a grandson, Christopher Miller.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 25th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Kenny Walden officiating. Burial will follow in the Fayetteville Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Thursday, January 25th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.