Verlon Taylor was born
at Evansville, Indiana on the 21st day of October, 1930.
He passed away on Thursday the 13th at Aumsville.
He was 80. The
son of Harry and Mabel Taylor.
Verlon was raised in Mayfield, Indiana before moving to
He served 9
yrs. in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict.
He was married to Ellen L. Taylor on June 28, 1959 in Las
Vegas, Nevada at the Stardust Hotel Casino Wedding Chapel.
to Southern, Oregon in July of 1962 after having lived in Dolan
Springs, Arizona and Searchlight, Nevada.
He had worked as a laborer for the BLM, having help build
the Pacific Crest Trail. He
became disabled in 1963. He
served as a volunteer for the Josephine county rural fire dept.
in the 1980’s. He
lived in McMinnville and
was active at the Senior Center.
Ellen preceded him in death on Dec. 12, 1988. He moved
to Aumsville 1 year ago. He
enjoyed fishing , camping and woodworking.
He is survived by
thirteen children; Shirley Ash, Jerry Newton, Patricia Lieb,
Neil Newton, Mark Newton, Richard Newton,
Roger Newton, Susan Mckay, Wendi Ann Doty, Marsha Taylor,
Nancy Powell, Charles Taylor and Thelma Fisher.
He is also survived by 45 grandchildren along with
numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Randy and Bob.
Funeral honors will be
held at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland.
Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.