Richard “Puss” Taylor


Richard “Puss” Taylor, age 60, of Buckhannon, WV died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at his home.

He was born October 8, 1959 in Weston, WV, a son of Alice Rastle Taylor of Horner, WV and the late Dayl Taylor.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Dayl Taylor W.O.#2 of U.S. Army and one aunt, Evelyn Schmidt.  

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his significant other, Dreama Church  of Buckhannon; three daughters, Lindsey Taylor and wife Jennifer of Clarksburg, WV; Lana Taylor of Weston and Emily Taylor of Buckhannon; Dreama’s children whom he treated like his own, Kaitlyn Turner-Slaughter of the U.S. Army and Kaleb Turner-Slaughter of the U.S. Marine Corp.; two uncles, Franklin Rastle and wife Maxine of Weston, and Henry Rastle and wife Sylvia of Alum Bridge, WV; one aunt, Yvonne Foster and husband Maxwell of Tallmansville, WV and his beloved dogs, Gunner, Semper and Piper.

Mr. Taylor was a Christian by faith. He was the owner of Taylor Trucking and Dozer Service and R& R Oil and Gas, L.L.C. Mr. Taylor was also a member of the Fraternal order of Elks Lodge #1736 in Buckhannon.

Friends will be received Monday, August 3, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Ed Lowther Officiating. Burial will follow in the Taylor Family Cemetery in Buckhannon.

**Everyone is encouraged to wear a mask upon entering the building and observe social distancing of at least 6 feet.**

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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