Roger Lee Taylor, 68 of the Mechanicsburg community, Bland passed away Thursday, October 1, 2009 a the home of his son, Forrest Colby Taylor. He was born April 24, 1941 at Pulaski, VA, the son of the late Walter Howe and Reanie Frances Taylor. Also preceded in death by two sons, James Ward and Tony Wayne Taylor; one brother, George Taylor, Sr.; two sisters, Evelyn (Susie) Taylor and Margaret Walker. He served in the Navy during the Cuban Blockade. He is survived by four sons, Dennis Lee Taylor, Curtis Wade Taylor, Walter Alan Taylor of Mechanicsburg; Forrest Colby Taylor and wife Stacy of Bland; two brothers, Walter (Buddy) Taylor and Robert Gene (Bobby) Taylor of Bland; one sister, Frances Lane, Austinville, 8 grandchildren, Tony, Jr., Brooke, Brandon, Cody, Chelsie, Kelly and Sarah Taylor, Marianda Burton; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate with the Rev. Paul Looney officiating. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. with service at 7:00 P.M. Graveside services will be Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. at the Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.