Taylor, Leroy

Written by David Green.

Leroy Taylor, 69, of Burley Street, Morenci, Mich., died Sept. 19, 2006 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon, Ohio.

He was born Dec. 6, 1936 in Adrian, Mich., the son of Edwin and Ethel (Pierce) Taylor. He married Bonnie Lou (Skinner) Benson on Aug. 7, 1994, and she preceded him in death Feb. 11, 1997.

Leroy lived in Florida prior to moving to Morenci in 2003. He was a member of the First Baptist Temple in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Leroy is survived by three sons, Richard (and Lisa), Leroy and Jeremy; two daughters, Constance and April, and two sisters, Marlyn Belcher and Laura Shearen.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Garland; one son, Terry, and two sisters, Donna Cousino and Delores Deck.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson with Rev. William VanValkenburg officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Hudson. Visitation is planned on Friday from noon until the time of the service.

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