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Raymond Leon Taylor, 81, Savoyard, KY (1938-2020)

Raymond Leon Taylor of Savoyard passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at his home. He was 81 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmCT on Sunday, March 15, 2020, at the Butler Funeral Home, 201 East St., Edmonton, KY, with burial to follow in the Buck Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Saturday from 3pmCT until 8pmCT, and continue on Sunday after 9amCT until service time.

He was born September 15, 1938, the son of the late George Wesley and Mary Hiser Taylor. Raymond was a farmer and member of the Savoyard Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Nellie Taylor of Savoyard, three children Jimmy (Tresa) Taylor of Tompkinsville, Sandra (Brad) Likens of Glasgow, Tina Taylor of Savoyard, thirteen grandchildren. Crystle Davis, Jessica Taylor, Shannon Poland, Josh Buck, Tabitha Curtis, Autumn Brumley, Tyler Warf, Nate Likens, Abanie Likens, Jaiden Likens, Aiden Likens, Tyler Likens, Ashaya Houchen and nineteen great grandchildren. One brother William Taylor of Savoyard.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers Leslie, Ernest, Lewis, and Henry Taylor, one sister Maebelle Taylor, and one grandson Justin Coffey.

Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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