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Johnie B. Taylor

Johnie B. Taylor, age 84, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Hospice House of North Central Ohio in Ashland surrounded by his family.

Johnie was born November 19, 1930 in Martin, Kentucky. He retired from Plymouth Locomotive where he had been a machinist and pattern maker for 45 years. He was also the owner of Plymouth Texaco Station. Johnie was a hard worker and after retirement worked part time at the Locomotive and also for Fetzer Manufacturing, Family Meds, Berger Family Auto and Sifferlin Machine Shop.  In his spare time he enjoyed wood working, making furniture and mowing lawns. He was a member of Tiro United Baptist Church. A loving and caring man, he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Johnie is survived by: his wife, Phyllis Geraldine (Nester) Crisp Taylor, whom he wed on February 19, 2009; his children: Brenda Kay (David) Myers of Plymouth, Johnie Lee (Pamela) Taylor of Shelby, Kathy Diane (Harold) Smedley of Plymouth, Larry Gene (Mary Lee) Taylor of Mt. Vernon, Trish (Greg) Adkins of Ontario, James (Debbie) Crisp of Florida, Greg (Kim) Crisp of Plymouth; 16 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 3 sisters: Joyce Castle of Shelby, Charlotte Thompson of Kentucky, and Martha Meek of Kentucky; a brother: Denver (Melody) Taylor of Arizona. He was preceded in death by: his father, Johnie Lee Taylor; his mother: Lillian Sexton Taylor Diamond; his first wife, Lou C. (Workman) Taylor, a granddaughter: Gina Marie Myers; a great grandson: Zak Slone; 2 sisters: Marie Bradley and Irene Clark; a brother: Harold Taylor.

Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 AM with Pastor Merlin Dye officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Sue Hill says:

    I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Rev. S. T. and Betty Adkins says:

    Our condolences to Johnie’s wife Phyllis, the children and the extended family. Prayers for comfort through our Lord and Savior.

  3. Dana Endicott says:

    My papaw was a great man. Kind, caring and loving. Love my papaw and all he loved

  4. Cherel Terrell says:

    Adam, My thought and prayers are with you and your family at this time. I will be thinking of you guys tomorrow.

  5. Mary Jane Whiteman says:

    Brenda and Family, Sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Love to all,
    Mary Jane (Echelberry) Whiteman

  6. Pastor James Robinson says:

    Our Thoughts and prayers are will you all at this time. May you find peace and comfort in knowing that Johnie is now eternally in Christ’s care.
    Love and Prayers,
    James and Katie Robinson

  7. Richard and Amy Russell says:

    Our sympathy to you on the death of your father. He was a good neighbor when we lived on Barnes Road and I remember him working on my car a couple of times at Texaco.

  8. Patty Mack says:

    I was sorry to learn of your loss, and reading your dad’s obituary reminded me of all of you, even though it’s been such a long time. You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Cathy Barr says:

    My sincere condolences to all of you on your loss and I am so very sorry. Trish, please give Phyllis a hug for me. Love, Cath

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