Wilburn Franklin Taylor age 77 of Athens passed away Monday
at his residence.
Mr. Taylor was born October 31, 1945 in Limestone County. He
was a member of Athens church of God, retired from the Limestone County
Sheriff's Department, he was a longtime employee Athens Automotive Parts.
Mr. Taylor was a Vietnam Army Veteran, where he received a Purple Heart. He was
Limestone County's first Vietnam Veteran to receive disability from the
Services will be 1 PM Thursday at the Athens church of God,
located at the corner of Lucas Ferry and Quinn Road.
Visitation will be
Thursday at the church from 11 AM until service. John Taggart and Larry Trotter
officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery with Military Honors.
Pallbearers will be Tracy Tucker, Mike Clem, Eric Crawford, Matthew Clem,
Taylor Gray and Travis Gray. Anyone wishing to make a memorial donation can be
made to The Wounded Warrior Project.
Survivors, Wife, Sharon Taylor of Athens. Daughter, Crystal
(Travis) Gray of Athens. Grandchildren, Taylor (Hannah) Gray of Athens.
Courtney Gray of Athens. Several Nieces and Nephews. Mr. Taylor was preceded in
death by his Parents, Hawkins and Evie Taylor. Sisters, Mary Ann Clem and
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Patsy & Dwayne Blackmon
Oh Pat! I am truly at a loss for words. You have lost a spouse and we have lost a dear friend. We all had some good times together and will never forget "Buddy", he was one of a kind and we loved him very much. Praise God, we will see him again soon and then the good times will really begin to roll. Praying for God to comfort and strengthen you from this day forward. We love you, Patsy & Dwayne