Dallas Taylor

Dallas TaylorDallas E. Taylor, 69, of Cuba died at 5 a.m. July 21, 2009, at his home.

He was born Oct. 19, 1939, in Canton, a son of Kenneth and Audrey Dobson Taylor. He married Shirley A. Melvin on Oct. 19, 1963, in Cuba. She survives.

Also surviving are his mother of Farmington; one son, Robbie (and Angel) Taylor of Canton; two daughters, Sheryl (and Rusty) Walker of Cuba and Tammy Olson of O’Fallon, Mo.; three brothers, Danny Taylor of Clyde, Texas, Marvin Taylor of Creve Coeur and Mike Taylor of Yucaipa, Calif.; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and one sister.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962.

He was a foundry repairman at Caterpillar in Mapleton for 30 years. He also worked for Cass Township and farmed for Brooks Grain Co. for many years.

Services were held Friday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba with Rev. Amy Wharton officiating. Burial was in Rigdon Cemetery in Bushnell.

Memorials may be made to Graham Hospice.

Condolences may be sent to www.henrylange.com.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/29/2009