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Avery Taylor

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Avery Taylor Obituary

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP - Avery O. Taylor, 77, of Osseo, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at his home. He was born June 11, 1938 in Osseo, the son of JW and Zae Rose (Snyder) Taylor. Avery married Kathryn Balliet on July 24, 1960 and she preceded him in death on April 23, 2003.

Avery was a lifetime dairy farmer in Hillsdale County. He was a graduate of Pittsford High School in 1957. Avery enjoyed hunting and fishing, but especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was also a lifetime member of the Hillsdale Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Surviving are five children, Jon (Tammy) Taylor of Zephyrhills, FL, Sharna (Mark) Oliphant of Elkhart, IN, JR (Sonia) Taylor of Hudson, Karl (Charity) Taylor of Osseo and Kyle Taylor of Hillsdale; 17 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two more on the way in March; two sisters, Beverly (Glenn) Corkum of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia and Marice (Ted) Atwood of Barrington, Nova Scotia.

Avery was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Kathryn.

Funeral services for Avery Taylor will be Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastor Michael Wise officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Jefferson Twp. Visitation will be Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County or the Hillsdale Seventh Day Adventist Church. For online condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Jan. 11, 2016
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