Herman ‘Red’ Taylor June 11, 1927 ~ April 27, 2013
April 19, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
Herman served his country in the Merchant Marines during WWII and provided for his family as a farmer, rancher and business owner of the Texaco service station in Bertram. He loved hunting, fishing and serving his Lord as a volunteer at the Highland Lakes Church of Christ Food Pantry where he became friends with many in the Kingsland community. He served as a deacon of the Highland Lakes Church of Christ and was passionate about the World Bible School Ministry.
Herman was seldom seen without a button down shirt and was known for his red hair with its natural finger waves.
Herman was preceded in death by his parents, wife Carmen, sisters Katie, Dovie, and Ida Mae and by his brother Howard "Jack”, nephew Larry and niece Mary Lucille. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Brian and Barbara Taylor of Melbourne, Ark. and William "Billy” and Wanda Taylor of Alton, Mo., and daughter Joyce Taylor of Flower Mound and daughter and son-in-law Sherry Wills and Ken Love of Kingsland, seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 31 nieces and nephews; brother and sister-in-law Leon and Linda Taylor of West Plains, Mo.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 2, Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday May 3, at the Highland Lakes Church of Christ in Kingsland with Joe Winnett officiating. Pallbearers will be Clifton Akin, Charlie Akin, David Salyer, Cody Salyer, Adam Garcia, Jimmy Lee Hall and Tyler Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, make contributions to the Cherokee Children’s Home in Cherokee.
Condolences may be offered to www.clementswilcoxburnet.com.
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