Troy Lee Saylor, 79, of Scottsburg passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
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Born March 19, 1935, in Harlan, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mae Belle (Taylor) Saylor.
Troy was retired from Laborers International Union Local 741, worked as a yard superintendent for Force Construction in Columbus and a core maker for Berlin Chapman's Foundry in Berlin, Wisconsin. He was a member of Lick Branch Baptist Church near Deputy, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of American Legion Post 234 in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his wife, Betty L. (Lyle) Saylor; two sons, Michael (Linda) Saylor of Columbus and Troy Lynn Saylor of Vallonia; a brother, Bronson Parkey (Marcia) Saylor of Wallace, Michigan; a sister, Maxine Bass of Phoenix, Arizona; two grandchildren, Michael Saylor and Sasha O'Doyle; and five great-grandchildren, Aidan and Alexis Saylor, Mar and Delaney O'Doyle and Madison Clement.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Claude, Roy, Dempsey and Eddie "Rosie" Saylor; and two sisters, Dorothy Akers and Minnie Blanton.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in Lick Branch Cemetery in Deputy. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Lick Branch Baptist Church and from
10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the funeral home.
Collins Funeral Home
465 West McClain Avenue Scottsburg, IN 47170
Published in Tribune from May 8 to May 15, 2014