Dale Taylor


Dale Lynn Taylor, 81, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

Dale Lynn Taylor, 81, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

He was born Jan. 14, 1933, in Uniontown, to Frank Henry and Frances Thelma Comstock Taylor.

A resident of Garden City since 1966, Mr. Taylor had worked for Osborn Heirs Company. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Senior Center of Finney County, where he was chairman of the board for six years, and a member of the U.S.S. Bayfield Veterans Group.

In December 1955, he married Betty Howard. She died in July 1957. He also was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Frank Taylor Jr.; and a sister, Thelma McWilson.

On April 5, 1962, he married Jeanette Fletcher in Leoti. She survives. Other survivors include three daughters, Tina Jean Roe of Goodland, Brenda Dee Short of Macon, Mo., and Lisa Ann Emick of Garden City; two brothers, Don Taylor of Scott City, and Darrel Taylor of Garden City; a sister, Carol Wilson of Manzanola, Colo.; five granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City. Burial will be at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Shriner's Children's Hospital, both in care of the funeral home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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