|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1918|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1997|
Charles William Taylor, son of Charles Houston and Bertha Price Taylor, was born June 29, 1918, in Eldridge, Missouri. He departed this life Monday, February 24, 1997, in the Lebanon Care Center, in Lebanon, Missouri, at the age of seventy-eight years, seven months, and twenty-five days.
On October 14, 1937, he was united in marriage to Marian Jean Crow, and together they shared thirty-one years before her passing on September 5, 1969.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marian; a brother, Harold; and three sisters, Jolean, Connie, and Juanita.
Charles is survived by a daughter and her husband, Janet and Roy Dampier, of Lebanon, Missouri; two sons and their wives, Paul and Marolyn Taylor, of Lebanon, Missouri, and Kent and Debra Taylor, of California, Maryland; two brothers, Jim Taylor, of Hermitage, Missouri, and Bob Taylor, of Logansport, Indiana; a sister, Pauline Barlow, of Arlington, Texas; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
He lived his early years in the Eldridge community, and granduated from Lebanon High School. Several years after he and Marian were married, he went to work at the Boeing Aircraft Plant during World War II. After returning to Lebanon, he and his wife lovingly raised their family. Throughout his life, he worked as a meat cutter, and retired from the M.F.A. Grocery.
Charles had made his profession of faith in Christ, and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Lebanon.
He enjoyed bowling and playing the harmonica, and was especially fond of carving and wood working. He also liked all types of dancing.
Charles was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle, and was a caring neighbor and friend. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Services were held in memory of Charles William Taylor on Thursday, February 27, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. in the Holman-Howe Chapel with Rev. Kelly Pryor officiating. Burial was in Mt. Rose Memorial Park under the direction of Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Lebanon.
Music was by Debbie Taylor, vocalist and Gretchen Brown, organist. Selections were "He Set Me Free" and "The Wayfaring Stranger." Escorts wer Larnce Berry, Alfred Leo McDaniel, Hugh A. Palmer, Eugene Martin, Sam Mustard, and Hugh O. Palmer.
Charley Huston Taylor (1887 - 1963)
Bertha Addle Price Taylor (1893 - 1980)
Marian Jean Crow Taylor (1918 - 1969)
Paul Charles Taylor (1939 - 2008)*
Janet Jean Taylor Dampier (1946 - 2003)*
Harold Gilbert Taylor (1910 - 1971)*
Juanita Taylor Hearrell (1912 - 1995)*
Jolean Taylor (1914 - 1916)*
Charles William Taylor (1918 - 1997)
Pauline Taylor Barlow (1921 - 2004)*
James Edward H Taylor (1925 - 2005)*
Connie Jo Taylor Tinney (1935 - 1993)*
Mount Rose Memorial Park
Maintained by: Sandra Taylor
Originally Created by: Wanda Reece
Record added: Jul 03, 2010
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