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Bluefield, WV - Frank Nixon Taylor, 84 of Union Street, Bluefield, died Saturday February 10, 2018 at Bluefield Regional Hospital. Frank was born June 3, 1933 in Ironto, VA to Berman Harvey and Mamie Sue Nicewander Taylor. He was a member of the Edgemont Baptist Church and looked forward to Tuesday visits from the men of the church. Mr. Taylor was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and received the National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal the U. N. Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal while serving during the Korean War. He was an avid woodworker and was a bus driver for Trailways and Greyhound where he retired after many years of driving the country.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Josephine Taylor, sisters; Mamie Sue Whitlock and Margaret Allen, brothers; Harry Taylor, B.H. Taylor, Bob Taylor, Sidney Taylor, Kermit Taylor and Addison Taylor.
Surviving are children; Ann Smith of Goodview, VA, Sam Taylor of Bluefield, WV and Debbie Mayberry and husband Rodney of Bluefield, WV, four grandchildren; Kimberly Alexander and husband Mark, John Mayberry and wife Wendy, Nicole Warren and husband Mike and Cansas Riggenbach and husband Tim, 8 great-grandchildren; Cooper Alexander, Jacob Mayberry, Donovan Tolliver, Tate Michael Mayberry, Sean Warren, Elizabeth Warren, Hannah Warren, Jillian Riggenbach. Also surviving are sisters-in-laws and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be Saturday February 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Hugh Cole officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday at the funeral home from 12 noon until the service hour.
Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery where grandson and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting . Mercer Funeral Home of Bluefield is serving the Frank Taylor family.
Published on February 15, 2018
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