Ernest A. "Ernie" Taylor

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Taylor Ernest "Ernie" A. Taylor, 63, of Pickerington, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was an amazingly smart and gifted man with a huge heart. Ernie loved to read and had an uncanny way with words! He loved his family, but especially loved being called "Papaw". He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, serving three tours in Vietnam. A member of Goodale Lodge #372 Free & Accepted Masons, and American Legion Pickerington Post 283. Ernie was the "go to" guy to anyone who needed a helping hand. He was preceded in death by his parents Virginia and Fred Taylor, and sister Peggy Bowen. Ernie is survived by his wife of 44 years and the love of his life, Beverly; children, Jon (Natalie) Taylor of Reynoldsburg and Jennifer (Matthew) Weber of Delaware; grandchildren, Lillie Weber (17), Brianne Taylor (15), Mitchell Weber (10), Austin Taylor (8) and Violet Weber (6); Aunt Mary Upton; siblings, Fred R.Taylor, Linda Hedrick and Carol (Marshall) Todd; four-legged son Dallas; dear friends and partners in crime Don Moore, Tom Waterman, and Vernon Wells; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ernie's family would like to express their thanks for their love and support through the years to special niece, Melissa (Keith) Butcher; and special nephew, C. Scotty Taylor. Family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. on Monday, at COTNER FUNERAL HOME, 7396 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg where a Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Ernie's family would ask that you "Pay it Forward" by helping out someone in need. Family would love if attendees could write their favorite story about Ernie and bring it to his Celebration of Life. www.cotnerfuneralhome.com.


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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 25, 2014
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