Services for former Pilsen resident Doyle Richard Taylor, 73, who died May 20 at his home in Magnolia, Texas, were to have been this morning at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.
Burial with military honors was to have followed at Pilsen Cemetery.
Born Sept. 19, 1945, in Manhattan to David and Effie Taylor, he married Rita Urbanek in 1966 while he was serving in the Navy.
After his discharge, he worked in the mobile home and recreational vehicle industry. The couple lived in Virginia, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas before retiring to the Urbanek-Krotz family farm in Pilsen.
In 2017, they moved to Texas to near son Doyle Thomas Taylor. Other survivors include another son, David, and five grandchildren. A brother, a sister, and a grandson preceded him in death.
A memorial has been established with Wounded Warrior Project.
Last modified May 30, 2019