ìBoî Marion H. Taylor, 79, of East Flat Rock passed away Monday, January 7, 2013 at Elizabeth House following a period of declining health. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Homer Clarence and Cora Laughter Taylor. He was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Eugene Taylor, and four brothers, Clarence, Carl, Lloyd and Ernest Taylor. He worked at Berkley Mills, and later retired from G.E. where he worked in quality control. He worked for Swann Laundromat as a maintenance technician for several years, and repaired electronics in his spare time. Mr. Taylor was of the Baptist faith, and loved to hunt, fish, play his guitar, and cook.
Survivors include his loving wife of sixty years, Helen Fleming Taylor; a son, Ricky Taylor and his wife Linda of Big Willow; two daughters, Patricia Taylor Reed and her husband George of Edneyville, Teresa Knowles of Missouri; five grandchildren, Kenna Wagner, Andrew and Adam Reed, Jeannie Bradley, and Jerri White; ten great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lily Mae McMinn of Hendersonville, Bet McMinn and her husband Ralph of Hendersonville, and Liz Taylor of Hendersonville; a brother, George Taylor and his wife Noma Lee of Hendersonville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 am Friday in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home with Pastor Sherman Waters officiating.