Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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William (Bill) Arthur Taylor left this world for a better place on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at his home in John Knox Village, Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Bill was born on June 5, 1938 to Isiah and Ella Taylor in Brewton, Ala.
Bill attended T. R. Miller High School in Brewton. After graduation he married Louise Annette Watson on August 27, 1957. Bill enlisted in the Army and was stationed in Italy and received an honorable discharge in 1960. In 1966, he landed a job at the GM Fairfax Plant in Kansas City and retired from there on September 1, 1996.
Bill was preceded in death by his mother, father, seven brothers and three sisters.
He is survived by his wife Louise who resides at John Knox Care Center; brother, Frank Taylor of Brewton, Ala.; his sister, Nell Gerrard of Pensacola, Fla.; his daughter, Martha Gard (Mike) of Kingsville, Mo. his son, Artie Taylor (Ileasha)of Centerview, Mo.; five grandchildren, Lisa Stoyko (Eric), Sarah Holdmeyer (Steve), Erica Kee (Adam), Ashley Beason (Keith) and Zachary Taylor; nine great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Bill loved fishing on Truman Lake and visiting his Amish ‘family’ to purchase vegetables and flowers.
Family members will take Bill home and celebrate his life at a private ceremony in Brewton, Ala. at his plot he has waiting.
Arrangements entrusted to Campbell-Cast Funeral Home, Holden, Mo.

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