William Farris Taylor

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

William Farris Taylor, age 88 of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Aug, 31, 2015, at his residence.

Mr. Taylor was a native of the Diana Community and the son of the late Sullie Taylor and Vashti Smith Taylor. In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by two brothers, Herbert Allen Taylor and Clifford Taylor. He was a farmer, worked for Industrial Contractors for many years and served his country in the United States Army.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Marjorie Marie Endsley Taylor of Lewisburg; two sons, William Edwin "Eddie" (Kim) Taylor of Lewisburg and Rickey Joe Taylor of Lynnville, Tennessee; two daughters, Yvonne Taylor (Ritchie) Hopkins of Brick Church, Tennessee, and Yvette Taylor (Steve) Bakken of Lewisburg; one sister, Sara Frances Clift of Cornersville, Tennessee; sister-in-law, Marjorie Gatlin Taylor of Belfast, Tennessee; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Taylor will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Marlin Finley officiating. Burial will follow at Short Cemetery with military honors. Visitation with the family will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 and again at noon on Wednesday until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Marshall County 4-H, 230 College Street, Suite 130, Lewisburg, 37091.

Condolences of sympathy may be sent to www.billsmcgaugh.com.

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.