MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Obituaries

January 28, 2013

Billy Wayne Taylor

1929 - 2013

— Billy Wayne Taylor, 83, of Muskogee, was born to Loak E. and Gladys Taylor, on April 6, 1929 on Stonehill Mountain in Ozark, AR. He went to be with the Lord, January 25, 2013.

He grew up in Braggs, OK, where he graduated in 1948. He played baseball and basketball and won all state in basketball in 1948.

He loved fishing, camping, hunting, bowling and golf. He was also a great story teller.

He married the love of his life, Betty King Kymes, December 31, 1953. They made their home in Muskogee, OK, where they raised 2 children. He retired from Corning Glass after 35 years.

Preceding him in death were his parents, his brother, Gordon Ray and grandson, Benjamin Kymes.

BiIly is survived by his wife, Betty of 59 years. Son, Mark Kymes (Marty), daughter, Desiree Rinker, grandchildren, Matthew (Holly), Mason and Madison Kymes, great-grandchildren, Mallory and Matilda Kymes. Sister, Margie Hutchens, brother, John H. Taylor( Kathryn). Many nieces, newphews, cousins and friends.

Serving as pallbearers, Matthew Kymes, Mason Kymes, Madison Kymes, Dan’l Kizzia, Charlie Ayers and Johnny Taylor.

Serving as pallbearers will be Allen King, Allen Day, Martin Day, John Taylor, Rufus (Rip) Smith, Wayne Booth and Gerald Brown.

He was of the Penecostal Faith. All who knew him, loved him. We wish to thank Community Home Health and Hometown Hospice for their loving care of our loved one and the support to the rest of the family.

Services to be held at Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Greehnill Cemetery.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Poll

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

Yes
No
     View Results
Featured Ads
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks