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Michael Ray Taylor, 66, Taylor County, KY (1953-2020)

Michael Ray Taylor of Campbellsville departed this life on Monday, September 7, 2020, being 66 years, 10 months, and 15 days of age. There will be a graveside funeral service on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 11amCT/12noonET in the Brookside Cemetery, Main St, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Brent Gupton will be officiating. The family will receive friends for a walk-through viewing and visitation prior to the service, starting at 10:30 in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.

Serving as pallbearers will be Robby York, Chris Sexton, Ronnie Sexton, Dave DeBrot, Dwayne York, and James Arnett.

He was born on October 23, 1953 to the late Walter and Ruth (Kidwell) Taylor. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church. After retiring from Houchens, he rejoined the workforce at Fruit of the Loom and Clarcor Air Filtration until failing health forced permanent retirement.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His wife Mrs. Beverly (Sexton) Taylor of Campbellsville,

One daughter: Amanda York and husband Robby of Tompkinsville,

Two siblings: James Taylor and wife Delores, and Helen Walker, all of Campbellsville,

One granddaughter: Makenzie York,

His mother-in-law: Rheta Faye Sexton,

A brother-in-law: Ronnie Sexton and wife Debbie,

Nieces and nephews: Christopher Sexton and fiance Destiny England, Terry Bishop and wife Kathy, Jimmy Taylor and wife Mary, Tammy Tedrow, and Debbie Creason,

And a host of other family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by three siblings: Joe Taylor, Florence Mitchell, and Peggy Bishop.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Michael Taylor, 66, Campbellsville, KY

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Michael Ray Taylor, 66, Taylor County, KY (1953-2020)

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