Obituary for Larry Ray Taylor

Larry Ray Taylor, age 78 of the Shiloh community in Pulaski County died Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax, Virginia after an extended illness.

Larry was born on May 19, 1939 in Pulaski. He was the son of the late Coy Thomas & Lizzie Kidd Taylor. His wife, Linda Seay Taylor, brother, Danny Wayne Taylor and sister, Joyce Taylor Turner, and a son, Steven Ray Taylor also preceded him in death.

He was a 1958 graduate of Dublin High School and retired from Radford Arsenal with over 20 years of service. He attended Dora Highway Baptist Church. Larry enjoyed hunting, gun trading, baseball and raising beagles. There was never a dog or a baby who didn’t adore Larry.

He is survived by his 


Brian Lee Taylor & fiancée, Dana Martin – Shiloh


Sandra Taylor Steele – Dublin


Amber Taylor & fiancé, Phillip Wall – Pulaski

Alissa Taylor – Pulaski

Christie Steele-Garcia (Chris) – North Bergen, NJ

Great Grandchildren

Jocelyn Wall and Ryan Wall – Pulaski


Richard Taylor – Draper


Rebecca Shumate Hubble – Pulaski

Several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Harry Gunter officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiloh Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM – Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Flowers are welcome or you may consider a donation to sponsor his granddaughter’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease at

(Christie Steele-Garcia)

To sign the online guestbook, please visit

The family is in the care of Bower Funeral Homes, 1631 Bobwhite Blvd., Pulaski, VA 24301.