Kenneth S. Taylor

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Kenneth S. Taylor, 89, of Westminster, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House.

Born March 24, 1923, in Patapsco, he was the son of the late Barton Taylor and Margaret Hatton Taylor. He was the husband of A. Dorothy Taylor, who died May 28, 2009.

He was a veteran of the Army during World War II. Before retiring, he was a farmer. He worked on the farm at McDonough School. He worked at Gould and Telemechanique and was the sexton at Ascension Episcopal Church.

He enjoyed bluegrass music and playing the mandolin and guitar in bluegrass bands. He was a member of Bixler's United Methodist Church.

Surviving are children Kenneth E. Taylor, of Westminster, and Richard E. Taylor and wife Brenda Nyce-Taylor, of Hopewell, N.J.; grandchildren Kenneth Taylor, of Westminster, Deborah Lahue, of McSherrystown, Pa., and Rebecca Clark of Hanover, Pa.; and great-grandchildren Brent, Parker, Alex, Ally and Lauren.

He was predeceased by siblings Willard, Eugene, and Preston Taylor, Hollis Seipp, Edna McMillan, Margaret Schanberger, Catherine Bomhardt and Helen Melvina Koerner.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St. Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Ascension Episcopal Church, 23 N. Court St., Westminster, with the Rev. Ron Fisher officiating. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Ascension Episcopal Church, 23 N. Court St., Westminster, MD 21157; or to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 26, 2013
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