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James Willis "Jim" Taylor

September 19, 1943 ~ May 8, 2018 (age 74)

James Willis “Jim” Taylor Sr., 74, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky went to his heavenly home Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Ohio County Hospital. He was born September 19, 1943 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Boyce Taylor and Evelyn Malburg Taylor. Jim was a longtime resident of Ohio County and retired from Kentucky Bureau of Highways. He was a member of Rosine Baptist Church and Ohio County Rescue Squad. Jim was a bowling and Volleyball enthusiast.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Jamie Taylor.

Jim leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 46 years, Carole Ingram Taylor of Beaver Dam; a daughter, Lori Oldham (Roger) Daugherty of Centertown; daughter-in-law, Chris Taylor Knight of Centertown; five grandchildren, Hannah Oldham, Mackenzie Oldham, Heather (Adam) Ballard, Katie (Dale) Peak, and Josh (Courtney) Blandford; six great-grandchildren, Nick, Gracie, Taylor, Wyatt, Aiden, and Olivia; four sisters, Valeta Gart of Texas, Norine (Jim) Cottrill of Louisville, Opal Taylor of Beaver Dam and Isabell Rich of Illinois.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. Saturday, May 12, 2018 with Rev. Tim Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Echols Cemetery in Echols, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Jim’s family from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday and after 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

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