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William Taylor

October 21, 1926 — August 31, 2015

William Farris Taylor, age 88 of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015 at his residence.

Mr. Taylor was a native of the Diana Community, and was the son of the late Sullie Taylor and Vashti Smith Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Herbert Allen Taylor and Clifford Taylor.

He was a farmer, worked for Industrial Contractors for many years, and served his country in the United States Army.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his loving wife of sixty-four years, Marjorie Marie Endsley Taylor of Lewisburg; two sons, William Edwin Eddie (Kim) Taylor of Lewisburg and Rickey Joe Taylor of Lynnville; two daughters, Yvonne Taylor (Ritchie) Hopkins of Brick Church and Yvette Taylor (Steve) Bakken of Lewisburg; one sister, Sara Frances Clift of Cornersville; sister-in-law, Marjorie Gatlin Taylor of Belfast; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Taylor will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 2 PM from the Chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Marlin Finley officiating. Burial will follow at Short Cemetery with military honors. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 4 PM until 8 PM and again on Wednesday beginning at 12 Noon until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Marshall County 4-H, 230 College Street, Suite 130, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

Condolences of sympathy may be sent to

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
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