Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

July 8, 2014

Joe E. Taylor, 92

Joe E. Taylor, 92, of Westport, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

He was born April 11, 1922, in Glasgow, Kentucky, the son of James Otis and Gertrude Ann (Rasner) Taylor.

He retired in 1986 from KDI Corporation in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Joe married Pauline Lewis Sept. 21, 1942, in Covington, Kentucky, and she preceded him in death March 3, 1995.

He is survived by daughters, Cynthia Ann Taylor of Indianapolis, Patricia Sue (Dave) Gilliland of Augusta, Georgia and Margaret Mary (Jack) Willey of Westport; son, Robert Evans Taylor of Oldenburg; a sister, Faye Haywood of Florida; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Eliza Taylor; daughters, Carol Lynn Taylor and Rebecca Jean Green; a brother in infancy; sisters, Margaret Lillie Treadway and Delores Proffit; stepsister, Carolyn Riley; and a great grandson, Justin Ault.

Funeral services begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport, Rev. Todd Smith officiating.

Burial will follow at Rockcreek Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made thru the funeral home to Riley Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com

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