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Joe Allen "Buddy" Taylor, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1930
Death: Jul. 29, 2004

US Army
Korea


Joe Allen "Buddy" Taylor Sr, born in Thorndale, Milam Co., TX - Son of Jesse "Oscar" Taylor and Vada Mae "Zadie" Stewart.

Brother of Vangia Lee Taylor.

Half-Brother of Joe Edward "Joe Oscar" and Thomas Ralph Taylor.

Buddy married, 10 July 1954 in Lexington, Lee Co., TX, Mary LaVon Smith, a daughter of Lonnie Smith and Velma Farmer.

Father of Wanda Fay, Joe Allen Jr, Terry Lynn and Stacy Lee Taylor.

Grandson of Joseph Samuel Taylor & Laura S Hayslip and Elmer Stewart & Lela Thames.

Buddy died in Bryan, Brazos Co., TX.
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The Cameron Herald
August 9, 2004

Joe A. Taylor Sr.

Joe A. Taylor Sr., 73, of Bryan, formerly of Thorndale, died July 29 at his home in Bryan. Funeral services were held Aug. 1 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with the Rev. Kenneth Rhodes of Somerville officiating. Burial followed in the Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood.

Taylor was born Aug. 17, 1930 in Thorndale to Oscar and Zadie Mae (Stewart) Taylor. He married LaVon Smith on July 10, 1954 in Lexington. He drove and owned his own truck and hauled containers. He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army and served two years during the Korean War and six years in the reserves. Taylor attended the Conoley Church in the Conoley Community near Thorndale.

He was preceded in death by his brothers J. O. and Ralph Taylor and a sister Vangelee Fuessel.

Taylor is survived by his wife, LaVon Taylor of Bryan; son Joe Taylor Jr. and wife Nikki of Katy; daughters Wanda Wagnon and husband Robert of Bryan, Terry Simmons and husband Jimmy of Cleveland and Stacy Scott and husband James of Bryan; grandchildren Stephanie, Hank, Randy, Tayna, Brandon, Heath, Ashley, Dustin, Timothy, Abby, Andi and Joshua; great-grandchildren Jacob, Kimberly, Mary, Randy Jr., William, Bryson, Alana, Ava and Hank Jr.

Pall bearers were James Scott, Henry Fuessel, Richard Fuessel, Josh Osborn, Heath Simmons, Jimmy Simmons, Robert Wagnon, Randy Wagnon and Dustin Hickman. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Oscar Taylor (1894 - 1977)
  Vada Mae Stewart Taylor (____ - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lavon Smith Taylor (1938 - 2008)
 
Inscription:
TAYLOR
JOE A.
AUG. 17, 1930
JULY 29, 2004
 
Note: Double marker with wife, Mary Lavon Smith Taylor.
 
Burial:
Hugh Wilson Cemetery
Tanglewood
Lee County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Mar 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25164100
Joe Allen Buddy Taylor, Sr
Added by: Trudy Holland
 
 
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- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Nov. 11, 2009

- Tammy (Beran) Grayson
 Added: Dec. 21, 2008
Veteran - Korea
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 26, 2008
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