William T. TaylorAugust 4, 1927 ~ June 6, 2017 (age 89)
It is with great sadness we announce the death of our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather, William T. Taylor, 89, who died in the evening hours on June 6, 2017 in Sumterville, FL. Also with great joy we know he is in the presense of our Lord and Savior. He was born into this life on August 4, 1927 in Winfield, TN and raised in Hazard, KY to the late Sylvester and Lucinda (Hollifield) Taylor. William is survived by his loving wife of 69yrs., Jean S. Taylor, Fruitland Park, FL; his son Philip Ray Taylor(Maryhelen), Rocklin, CA; his daughters, Brenda Gail Thompson(Randal), Sharpsburg, GA, Michelle Lynn Prinzing(George),Fruitland Park, FL; his son in law, Steve Stone; brothers, Frank Taylor, Winfield, TN, Chester Taylor, Covington, KY; his ten grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Patti North Stone, his brother, John Taylor and his sisters, Virginia Gentry and Verna Miller.
William moved to the Dunnellon area in 2001 from Canyon Lake, TX and moved to Fruitland Park in Oct. of 2015. He was a Proud U.S. Navy WWII Veteran who served our country with honor. William was a member of the Tri-County Baptist Church in Lady Lake, FL. He enjoyed spending time on the water, reading and working with his hands. He will be forever missed but never forgotten in our hearts until we meet again.
There will be a viewing on Friday, June 9, 2017 at Roberts Funeral Home in Dunnellon from 9:30 until 10:30 followed by a Graveside Service at the Florida National Cemetery at 11:30 in Bushnell with full military honors.