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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