Harland Donald Taylor, 79, of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012 in the Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis.
He was born July 3, 1933 at Gallipolis, son of the late Marshall Taylor and Mirtie Boggs Taylor. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and also a retired Gallipolis cab driver.
He married Mary Rhodes on September 10, 1952 at Gallipolis, and she survives with two sons and three daughters: Donald (Dreama) Taylor, Gallipolis; Keith (Barbara) Taylor, Arcadia, Fla.; Debra Shaver, Crown City; Rhonda (Stanley) Conn, Gallipolis; Charlotte (Rick) White, Bidwell. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren and a sister, Norma Wicks, Columbus.
Harland was preceded in death by two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, three brothers: Nicklous Thivener, Hollis and Melvin Taylor; and three sisters: Virginia Guisinger, Viola Adams and Opal Taylor.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis with Rev. Alfred Holley officiating. Burial will follow in St. Nicks Cemetery near Gallipolis. Graveside Military Services will be conducted by the Gallia County Veterans Service Organizations. Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, 5 – 8 p.m.
We invite online condolences at www.mccoymoore.com