Survivors include a son, Kelby Taylor, Nixa, Mo.; his mother, Lucy Taylor, Wheatland, Mo.; and two brothers, Rick Taylor, Wheatland, Mo., and Bill Taylor, Dallas, Texas. Also surviving is his paternal grandmother, Geneva Blake, Redfield, Kan. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 15, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery where military honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. 1165, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Memorials are suggested to the Jeff Taylor Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701.
Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.cheneywitt.com.