Robert (Bob) Taylor, 80, Piedmont, WV, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Potomac Valley Hospital.
Born October 11, 1936, he was the son of the late Marshall F. Taylor & Evelyn Faye “Toot”. (Washington) Taylor. Bob was preceded in death by a sister, Mary “Lil” Weaver.
Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army and former owner of Kent’s 373 Club on Keyser Road. He retired 19 years ago from CSX Railroad where he was employed as a Hostler. During retirement, Bob owned and operated Bob’s Screens and Repairs.
Bob served as President of the United Methodist Men’s Group at Waldon United Methodist Church as well as various church counsels. He enjoyed baseball, bowling and golf. He was an avid fan of both the Braves baseball team and the Dolphins football team.
Bob is survived by his wife, Mary Beth (Fazzalore) Taylor; eight children, Mark Taylor of Piedmont, WV, Ron Taylor of San Jose, CA, Marshall Taylor and wife Angela of Murrells Inlet, SC, Summer Taylor of Keyser, WV, Courtney Taylor of Fayetteville, NC, Justin Taylor and wife Nakia of Fayetteville, NC, Aaron Taylor and wife Jessica of Keyser, WV, and Evan Taylor of Fayetteville, NC; three siblings, Leola (Oodie) Stewart of Keyser, WV, Freda Fisher of Piedmont, WV, and Fred Taylor of Piedmont, WV; 27 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at Fredlock Funeral Home in Piedmont, WV on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 4 P.M. until 7 P.M. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Piedmont, WV with Steve L. Grimes officiating. Interment will follow the services at Waldon Cemetery in Westernport, MD.