Charles Taylor

BETULA - Charles Doyle Taylor, 63, of Betula, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 15, 2013) after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 29, 1949, in Kane, a son of Harold W. and Cinderella L. Herzog Taylor.
Mr. Taylor attended Smethport Area High School and was a 1968 graduate of Blue Mountain Academy of Hamburg. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, from 1969 to 1971.
He enjoyed his farm in Betula and was an avid hunter and trapper. He was a winner of the Triple Trophy Award, and was a life member of the National Rifle Association.
Mr. Taylor is survived by one daughter, Suzanne (Richard) Taylor Kave of Ranson, W.Va.; five sisters, Linda K. St. John of Washington, D.C., Joan L. Taylor of Bakerton, W.Va., Sandra Lee Holt of Knoxville, Tenn., Lu Ann Shadman of Oakton, Va., and Michele Ziafatmadary of Rockville, Md.; five brothers, Floyd A. Taylor of Bakerton, Harold J. Taylor of Shepherdstown, W.Va., David L. Taylor of Taylorsville, N.C., Robert D. Taylor of Manassas, Va., and Daniel W. Taylor of Kearneysville, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and four brothers.
Visitation with the family will be held Saturday at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time a memorial service will be held with the Rev. Max Simms, pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Potter County Hospice, 1001 E. 2nd St., Coudersport, Pa. 16915.
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Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 17 to Jan. 23, 2013