Arnold E. Taylor, age 69 years and 26 days, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.
Arnold was born in Whitley City, Kentucky, on June 30, 1947, the son of the late Everett and Ruth (King) Taylor. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Elsie M. (Perry) Taylor, a son Arnold E. Taylor, grandson: Patrick Taylor, and three sisters: Betty Taylor, Jody Taylor and Jewell Strunk.
Surviving family include a son: Jerry L. Taylor (companion Ginger Ridnour) of Winfield, Tennessee, a daughter: Lucinda Ball (husband Andrew) of Somerset, Kentucky, a brother: Ron Taylor of Tennessee, four sisters: Wilda (and Coy) Worley of Whitley City, Kentucky, Doris (and Junior) Crabtree of Whitley City, Rose (and Eugene) Canada of Whitley City, and Jan Bryant of Whitley City. He had 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Arnold was a self-employed well driller and loved fishing and hunting.
Funeral services: 4:00 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Scotty Corder officiating.
Burial: Taylor Family Cemetery, Parkers Lake, Kentucky
Visitation: Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.