Floyd L. Taylor, 82, of Portersville died Friday, May 29, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot. He was born December 18, 1926 in Summit Twp., a son of the late Joseph B. and Lillian Parris Taylor. Floyd worked as a courier in the Stores department at Butler Armco for 43 years until his retirement in 1991. He then drove school bus for the Laurel School District for another 11 years until 2002. He also worked as a security guard for Keystone Security at the Butler Farm Show, the Lawrence County Fair, and the Stoneboro Fair. He was member of the Holy One of Israel Tabernacle in Portersville. Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the United States Army during World War II. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of the Pennsylvania Game Commission. His wife, Vernelia J. "Nellie" Watterson Taylor, whom he married February 16, 1948, survives him. Also surviving are 2 sons and their wives: Floyd L. "Butch" Taylor Jr. and Evelyn Taylor of Butler, and Terry D. and Jami Taylor of Slippery Rock. 1 daughter: Mrs. Yvonne J. Brandon of Slippery Rock. 1 sister: Mrs. Richard (Evelyn) Gallagher of Saxonburg. 6 grandchildren: Cloressa Gracie, Melissa Bush, Jeremy Taylor, Jessica Lee, Erica White, and Jason Taylor. 6 great-grandchildren: Evan and Emma Bush, Jordan Gracie, Garrett and James Lee, and Cassady Jane Eckelberger. Several nieces and nephews also survive him. 3 brothers and 1 sister preceded him in death. TAYLOR - Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home 201 East Cunningham Street in Butler from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. from the Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Easton, Pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Butler, officiating. Interment will follow at West Sunbury Union Cemetery.
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