Duane Ray “Red” Taylor, Sr., 83 of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Wheeling Hospital with his family by his side.
Born on August 16, 1934, in New Matamorris, OH, a son of the late Howard C. and Cora (Felton) Taylor.
He is also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Judith E. (Nilsson) Taylor on February 15, 2010, and one great-granddaughter, Gabriella.
Duane received his GED and went on to receive his Associates Degree in Business Management. Later, he worked and retired from ADM where he was positioned as a supervisor. He formerly owned/operated Taylor Brothers Trucking. He was Nazarene by faith and attended the Wellsburg Church of the Nazarene.
Duane is survived by three sons; Duane R. (LouAnn) Taylor, Jr. of Wellsburg, WV., Ricky (Cindy) Taylor of Colliers, WV., and Charles B. (Tonda) Taylor of Wellsburg, WV., three daughters; Diann (Anthony) Paolisso of Little River, SC., Vicki (Christopher) Cole of Little River, SC., and Mary (Mark) Secrist of Colliers, WV., one brother; Donald C. Taylor and one sister; Carol Reed, 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, four great- great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, from 5-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV 26037 and again on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from noon-1 p.m. where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with Pastor, John Keener officiating.
Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to www.mullen bachfh.com