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Douglas (Doug) Earl Taylor, Glasgow, KY (1941-2015)

He was a native of Barren County, KY, and a resident at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Archie and Hazel Cary Taylor. His wife of 48 years, Brenda Nichols Taylor, survives. He leaves eight direct living descendants. He was a long haul truck driver for 50 years.
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Douglas "Doug" Earl Taylor, age 73, of Glasgow, KY, passed from this life on April 8, 2015, in the comfort of his home, with his wife and children at his side.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 12pm noon CT, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Brother Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be 2pm-8pmCT, Friday, April 10, 2015, and on Saturday after 7amCT, until time of services.

Douglas (Doug) Earl Taylor, 73, Barren Co., KY, (1941-2015)

Born Wednesday, July 2, 1941 in Barren County, KY, he was a son of the late Archie and Hazel Cary Taylor. He died Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 73 years, nine months, and six days.

He was the husband of Brenda Nichols Taylor. They were married 48 years. Doug was retired from Wal-Mart's Private Fleet and a long haul truck driver of 50 years.

He is survived by the following:
  • Three children: Cynthia "Cindy" Corbin, Tompkinsville, KY; Rochelle (Shad) Wood, Glasgow, KY; and Michael Taylor and fiance Brittany Billingsley, Glasgow, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Jesse Frank Shirley, John Taylor Shirley, Trevor Wood, Shadda Wood, and Jameson Corbin

  • One sister: Janice Akin, Yuma, AZ

  • Four brothers: Jimmie Taylor, Glasgow, KY; Donald Taylor, Eighty-Eight, KY; Wilson "Bee" Taylor, Summer Shade, KY; and Larry "Joe" Taylor of Glasgow, KY

  • And his beloved Labrador: Axel
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Gay Bernice Taylor.

The McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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