A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. for Robert David “Dave” Taylor, 54.  Rev. Tom LeClair of Community Christian Fellowship will officiate.

ROBERT DAVID “DAVE” TAYLOR
1956 – 2011

A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. for Robert David “Dave” Taylor, 54.  Rev. Tom LeClair of Community Christian Fellowship will officiate.  Mr. Taylor was born in Ozark, Arkansas on November 10, 1956 and passed away in Taft on June 21, 2011 from injuries sustained in an accident in the local oilfields.  He had worked for Chevron since 1978.  For many years he coached different ball leagues from t-ball on up.  He also coached JFL and high school football and is still remembered by the players as Coach.  He, himself, enjoyed playing softball.  His family was the love of his life and he took the greatest pleasure in the activities of his children and grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Geraldine Taylor.  Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife of 34 years, JoAnne Taylor; his children, Richard and Maranda Taylor and their children, Kylie, Evan and Blake Taylor, and Staci and Kyle Melton and their son, Chazz Melton  all of Taft; his sisters and brothers, Sue Huckins, Kathie Bethel and her husband, Wayne, Jimmy Taylor and Billy Taylor all of Taft; and many nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Monday, June 27, 2011, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.  
www.EricksonAndBrown.com