He was born October 15, 1933 to the late Wilbur and Viola (Mallory) Taylor. Also preceding him in death is an infant son, Wilbur Louis and a brother, Bill Taylor.
He was a Navy veteran and retired truck driver.
Surviving is his wife, Velma (Ford) Taylor of Tell City; children, Larry (Cathy) Taylor of Gatchel, Ricky (Juanita) Taylor of Newtonville, Barry Taylor (companion, Karen Oost) of Derby and Angie (Harry) Claise of Cannelton; sister, Doreen Keilman of Troy; brothers, Roger Taylor of Indianapolis and Randall Taylor of Cadiz, KY; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M., with burial to follow in Lilly Dale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family.