John D. Taylor

Saturday, January 3, 2009

John D. Taylor, 53, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, at the Skaggs Hospital in Branson, Mo., following a lengthy cancer illness.

Pastor Ron Woody will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 5, in the First Southern Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5 to 7 in the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to either the American Cancer Society or the First Southern Baptist Church and may be sent to the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701.

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