James A. ‘Dick’ Taylor
James A. “Dick” Taylor, 89, of Oak Hill, died Nov. 4, 2013, at CAMC - General Division in Charleston.
Born Feb. 26, 1924, at Prudence, he was the son of the late Carl and Elizabeth Starks Taylor.
Dick was a retired service man for West Virginia American Water Company with 33 years’ service.
He served in the U.S. Marines during World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Legion Post 149 in Fayetteville.
Surviving: his wife, Mary Elizabeth Fesco Taylor; son, Robert Taylor and wife Tammie of Fayetteville; daughter, Karen Cogar and husband Lee of Oak Hill; sister, Maxine Vandall of Beckley; grandchildren, Kristina Taylor, Morgan Roark and husband Jordan and Jennifer Toney and husband Rodney; and great-grandchildren, Payton Roark, Amber Toney, Tristan Toney, Kaleb Toney and Jeremiah Toney.
Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Rev. Paul Basham officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, with military graveside rites by Oak Hill VFW Post No. 3110.
Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.
Mr. Scott Washington, 35, of Mount Hope, died Nov. 4, 2013.
Arrangements b7 Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.