Bobby "Bob" Taylor
June 20, 2007
Bobby "Bob" Taylor, age 76, of Russellville, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2007. Visitation will be held Friday, June 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Spry Memorial Chapel. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 24 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Bro. Philip Farris will officiate the service. Interment will be in Mt. Home Presbyterian Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by first wife, Lora Crawford Taylor; parents, Eugene and Mattie Devaney Taylor; sister, Martha Baird; brothers, Elmer, Earl, Jim, Bill and Lil' Archie Taylor.
He is survived by wife, Mattie Ross Malone Taylor; sons, Steven B. Taylor of Sheffield, Jerry Pace and wife, Bonita, of Russellville, Steve Pace and wife, Pat, of Russellville; sister, Ruth Durrett of Russellville; brothers, Willard Taylor and wife, Gladys, of Spruc Pine, Alf Taylor and wife, Delores, of West Brooklyn, Ill.; granddaughters, Sheree Holt and husband, Paul, Christa Martin and husband, Michael; great grandsons that were his pride and joy, Vance Martin, Chance and Pace Holt; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was a member of Mt. Home Presbyterian Church, member of Love's Park Masonic Lodge, Rockford, III, VFW and Isbell Water Board Authority. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served with the U.S. Army 40th Infantry Division. He retired from Woodard Governor Company, Rockford, Ill. after 39 years service where he help build fuel controls for jet aircraft.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mt. Home Cemetery Fund. The family would like to extend their appreciation and thanks to Hospice of the Shoals for their wonderful care and support during Bob's illness.
Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family. To sign the register book and to offer private condolences to the family, go to www.sprymemorialchapel.com.