Mr. Bobby Lee Taylor, 84, of Brodhead, Kentucky, passed from this life on Friday, August 21, 2020 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Bobby was born November 25, 1935 in Pulaski County to the late Herman and Dessie Brown Taylor. Bobby married Billie June Caudill on July 17, 1954. Bobby was a member of the Fairview Church of Christ. He worked alongside his brother, E.J., for many years at Taylor’s Produce. He was a devoted family man and a cherished Daddy and Pap-pa Bobby to his children and grandchildren.
Bobby was a charter member of the Rockcastle County Saddle Club, where he was very active and served as Vice President for many years. Through the years, Bobby enjoyed not only riding his horses and mules, but going on wagon rides and camping with friends. He enjoyed farming, watching his great-grandson, Avery Bradshaw, perform, and visiting with friends at the Dari Delite in Brodhead.
Those left to remember and celebrate his life include his loving wife of 66 years, June Taylor; two daughters: Jeleta (Jim) Bradshaw and Regina Taylor Burton both of Brodhead; grandchildren: Jamica (Reggie) Pennington of Brodhead and Travis (Lindsay) Burton of Lancaster; great-grandchildren: Avery (Amelia) Bradshaw, Jordyn, Jaelyn, and Jessa Pennington, Abigail and Alivia Shepherd, and Raylyn June Burton; as well as many other family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, E.J. Taylor, and grandson Justin Bradshaw.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 26th from 3:00-7:00 pm at Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Funeral services will immediately follow at 7:00pm with Bro. Curt Herrington officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Abraham Kirby, Patrick Kirby, Douglas-Dell Ponder, Steven Caudill, Jonathan Shell, Joseph Hunt, Donnie Brown, and John Hughes. Honorary pallbearer will be Clinton Graves and Walter Lee Cash. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the fund for upkeep of Fairview cemetery. In accordance with CDC recommendations, the family requests facial coverings be worn, and social distancing measures be observed.
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