Taylor, 78, of Golconda, died 3:25 p.m.
Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at Hardin County
General Hospital, Rosiclare, IL.
was born January 22, 1928 at Raum community,
Pope County, Illinois to Lowell and Maude
(Gullett) Taylor. He married Dorothy
Wise on February 26, 1949.
include his wife Dorothy of Golconda; five
daughters, Louise Hirsch of Atlanta, GA, Mary
(Tiny) Walker of Denham Springs, LA, Linda and
husband Glen Hillin of Robert Park, CA, Sandy
(Sam) and husband Bob Strauss of Algonquin,
IL, JoAnne (Bo) and husband Larry Smagacz of
Medinah, IL; one sister Lila Lee and husband
Charles Schrader of Batavia, IL; 14
grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by his parents, one grandson
and a son-in-law.
was a member of the First Baptist Church of
Golconda. He was a member of the
Golconda Masonic Lodge #131, and Ainad
Shriners AAONMS of East St. Louis. He
was very active in the community. He
worked as a dispatcher for Pope and Hardin
County Sheriff's Office.
were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 1,
2006, at First Baptist Church Golconda,
officiated by Rev. Paul Sadler, and Rev. Troy
Johnston. Burial was in the New Liberty
to the American Cancer Society may be sent to
Aly Funeral Home, 111 E. Washington, Golconda,
Hardin County Independent