In Memoriam : Kenneth Taylor

Kenneth Taylor Kenneth Dale Taylor - age: 78
(October 02, 1938 to August 18, 2017 )
Resident of Sesser, Illinois

Visitation Information:
Mr. Taylor's wishes were to be cremated with no public services.

Mr. Kenneth Taylor, age 79, of Sesser, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Stonebridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Benton.

Mr. Taylor's wishes were to be cremated with no public services.

Funeral arrangements are with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Mr. Taylor was born on October 2, 1938 in Whittington, IL, the son of Kenneth Taylor and Edith (Erwin) Taylor.

He was a retired coal miner and a member of the U.M.W.A. He later worked for E.T. Simons and was a member of the Laborers Local 773.

Kenneth enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his son Brian Taylor and wife Kathy of Whittington; a daughter Beth Leber of Sesser; four grandsons: Keith Taylor of Carbondale, Brian Adam Taylor of Kenai, Alaska, Collin Thompson and Dalton Thompson of Sesser; four great-grandchildren; his mother Edith Taylor of Benton; two sisters: Carol Rea and husband David of Benton, Sandy Taylor of Whittington; a brother Bill Taylor of Whittington; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231 - 4596

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Linda Erwin - August 20, 2017Contact this person Contact this person
So sorry for the loss of Kenny Dale. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you all.

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