Daniel Edward TAYLOR
DIED
April 15, 2013
Daniel Edward Taylor, 49, of Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 15, 2013. He was a very active and devoted member of Parkway Wesleyan Church; was a Technician with Superior Exterminating; and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Taylor; and his mother, Libby Hagan.
Daniel is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Julie Taylor; two daughters, Melissa Harkins and husband, Eddie, and Alex Taylor; grandson, Christian Harkins; two brothers, Michael Taylor and wife, Barbara, and Stephen Taylor and wife, Tara; one sister, Barbara Whittaker and husband, Jerry; his parents-in-law, Bob and Betty Russell; two brothers-in-law, Sam Russell and Bobby Russell; and several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Parkway Wesleyan Church with Pastor John W. Ott officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Vinton. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's East Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parkway Wesleyan Church, 3645 Orange Ave., Roanoke, VA 24012.
Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel, 540-977-3909. www.Oakeys.com.



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Published by Roanoke Times on Apr. 16, 2013.
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To Dan's family,

I just found out today about your loss. I always looked forward to seeing Dan when he came to treat my house. He always had time to talk and was a fine example of a wonderful Christian.

The only way to get through this loss is to call on God to help you. He is always there.
Connie Pullen
May 9, 2013
I will miss Dan and the times throughout the years that I saw him at work. He was always kind, had a word for all he came into contact with. He welcomed med to Parkway, a familiar face. My thoughts are with the family, especially his sister Barbara whom I worked with for years and with his wife who gives me hope after such devastating sorrow. See you in Paradise.
Jean Craddock
April 24, 2013
I,m so sorry to hear about Dan's passing, I didn't actually know him but I know your daughter Melissa, my heart goes out to you all and will be praying for you in the days ahead. Lookup to the skies and know he's smiling at you.
Regina Adams
April 23, 2013
Dear Taylor family,
I was so saddened to hear this morning of Dan's death. During his many professional visits to our home, he always spoke so fondly of his family - especially his grandbaby. He was such a kind, lovely person and we will miss him. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jan and Parker Arthur, Salem, VA
April 22, 2013
Julie and Family, I was shocked to hear of Dan's passing. He was such a man of God and will be sorely missed among the prayer partners and ushers as well as the entire Parkway family. Whether it was Extreme Unplugged or any other area of the church. Dan always made us feel welcome and in the midst of the Holy Spirit. May you find peace and comfort in knowing that he is with his savior that he dedicated his life to!!! God bless you Julie!!!
Kim and Brenda Carter
April 18, 2013
My heart goes out to you for the loss of Dan. I had the privilege of working with him for a short time, he was a great man! I pray for God to be with you during this time, and may you find each other again in eternal life.
Brandi Webb
April 18, 2013
Julie,
I am so sorry to hear about Dan. I worked with Dan at Superior. He was one of the most generous people I ever met. I will never forget how you guys welcomed me in your house for football or took me out to eat before I left Roanoke. My hearts and prayers go out to you and the girls... God Bless Yall....
Ben Clark
April 18, 2013
Mrs. Taylor, so sorry to hear of Dan's passing. He was my technician for many years. Wonderful Christian; always enjoyed talking with him.
Lew Bennett
April 18, 2013
Julie, I'm very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jonathan Cromer
April 18, 2013
Julie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May god bless you all. Susie
April 18, 2013
So sorry for your loss.
Rick Greene
April 17, 2013
I'm so sorry for your loss. I only knew Danny by way of an annual fishing trip to the Outer Banks in which we spent a week there. He was very nice and pleasant to be around and a strong Christian. I'm sure I will see him again.
Rick Greene
April 17, 2013
We are so sorry to hear about your loss, Dan took very good care of the estate in Elliston. He always made sure everything was in tip top shape with his work and was always bragging about his family. We are going to miss him deeply. He also made it a point to become our friend. May God give you comfort during this time.
Carolyn & Steve Dixon and George Micheal
April 17, 2013
I worked with him for several years and he always made a point to ask about my kids. What a great loss! My thoughts and prayers go to his family!
Lydia Allen
April 17, 2013
Julie,
My heart and prayers are with you now and always. Danny was an angel on earth and now an angel in heaven watching over you Melissa, Alex and little Christian. I love you so much cuz. Angie
Angie Byars
April 17, 2013
Julie,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. You and the girls have been in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you all in this time of sorrow. Please take care of each other.
Christy Frantz
April 17, 2013
I am lucky to say I got to know Danny on several fishing trips down the river and in the Outer Banks. I admired and respected him for his strong faith in Christ. It is nice to know that Jesus still makes disciples out of fishermen. Thank you Danny for the example you set.
Joel Kirby
April 16, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family Giving thanks that Danny accept Jesus as his SAVIOR, and he saw Jesus face to face and worshiping him now. Lane and Cheryl Hasson.
April 16, 2013
Dan was always great to work with. We will miss him. Wish you strong and memorable times with Dan.

Winky Vaughan
April 16, 2013
To Dan's Family,
Dan was always a pleasure to talk with when he came in to spray our building. We will miss seeing his smiling face. Our prayers are with you.

Salem Frame
Pat Harvey
April 16, 2013
Julie, Alex, and Melissa:

We are so ,so sorry for your loss. Dan was such an awesome man and he will be sorely missed by many. My heart breaks for the pain you are feeling and my prayer is for that pain to ease. We love you all.
Ed and Becky Wyatt
April 16, 2013
Julie,
I can't imagine the loss you are feeling right now. I hope you can find comfort in your faith, knowing you will be with Danny again. I will keep you and the girls in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if you need anything at all.
Kristy Matney
April 16, 2013
Julie, I'm so sorry for you! I enjoyed the our ushering ministry together and remember the days you all started Sunday School with us. He was a wonderful man of God & husband and he was so proud of his children. We love you all. Shane & Denise Powers
Shane Powers
April 16, 2013
I just want you to know how terribly sorry I am for your loss, he was such a sweet caring soul who never failed to ask me about my day each time I saw him and always told me he was praying for me, I am so so sorry and I will miss him. I am praying for you...
Melanie Reynolds
April 16, 2013
To the family of Dan, we are all so very sorry for your loss, he will be missed by us. He always came to Richfield with a smile on his face a dear friend. Our hearts pour out to you all. Love Richfield
Dessie Hall
April 16, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Park Towne Apartments Staff
April 16, 2013
Julie, I am so sorry you have lost your Danny.I also rejoice for his entry into eternal life. Be strong for your family.
Janet
April 16, 2013
Julie, I was so sorry to hear about your loss and I have you and your family lifted up in prayer. God Bless, Yvette
April 16, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. Dan was such a wonderful, friendly, caring person and it was an honor to have known him. If there is anything we can do for you and your family, please let us know. He is now walking with the Lord and Smiling down on us all. He will be missed, but never forgotten. Prayers and thoughts are being said for you and your family.
Darrell & Shelia Stump
April 16, 2013
Praying for you all! I'm so sorry for the loss...

Hugs to you all and my little buddy Christian.
Becky Pauley
April 16, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Roberta Paige
April 16, 2013
Julie and Family,
So sorry for the loss of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Janice Hairston
April 16, 2013
Julie and family: My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Praying that God will hold you and give you peace and comfort like only He can do. I am here for you if you need anything at all.
Vicki Hodges
April 16, 2013
To Julie and family,
At this time, I ask God to give you strength and guidance to help you through this difficult time. Sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family.

Sincerely,
ShuVaughn
ShuVaughn Shelley-Yancy
April 16, 2013
Dear Julie and family: I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you all and wrap you in His loving arms. He will sustain you. He is a loving God and has welcomed Danny home. God Bless you. Love Linda Bollinger
Linda Bollinger
April 16, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Danny & Kelli
Kelli Theller
April 16, 2013
Julie, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Cary Williams
April 16, 2013
Julie and Family,
You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray for strength and peace for each of you.
Mindy Wray
April 16, 2013
To the Taylor Family; I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. May God and his son Jesus give you the strength you need to endure now and even in the future. Lolitha Royal (Lo)
April 16, 2013
Julie & family you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that the love of God will comfort you and your family and that He will show Himself strong in your lives and in the days ahead.
Velma Campbell
April 16, 2013