McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Douglas Earl ( Doug) Taylor

   Douglas “Doug” Earl Taylor, age 73, of Glasgow, passed from this life on April 8, 2015, in the comfort of his home, with his wife and children at his side.
   Born July 2, 1941 in Barren County, he was a son of the late Archie and Hazel Cary Taylor and the husband of Brenda Nichols Taylor. They were married 48 years.
   Doug was retired from Wal-Mart’s Private Fleet and a long haul truck driver of 50 years.
   He was the father of three children, Cynthia “Cindy” Corbin, Tompkinsville, Rochelle (Shad) Wood, Glasgow, and Michael Taylor and fiancé Brittany Billingsley, Glasgow; Pa of five grandchildren, Jesse Frank Shirley, John Taylor Shirley, Trevor Wood, Shadda Wood, and Jameson Corbin; one sister, Janice Akin, Yuma, AZ;  four brothers, Jimmie Taylor, Glasgow, Donald Taylor, Eighty-Eight, Wilson “Bee” Taylor, Summer Shade and Larry “Joe” Taylor of Glasgow;  and his beloved Labrador, Axel.
   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Gay Bernice Taylor.

   Funeral services will be Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 12:00 noon at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, April 10, 2015, from 2:00 – 8:00 PM, and on Saturday after 7:00 AM until time of services.

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