Cecil Taylor

May 27, 1935 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 85)


Cecil Bernard Taylor, age 85, of Palestine, passed away on Wednesday, the 28th day of October 2020.  He was born on the 27th day of May 1935, in Falls County, Texas, to parents John Carlton Taylor, Sr. and Ethel M. Taylor.

Mr. Taylor was a loving family man who took great pride in the family he and his wife, Glynda, created.  Mr. Taylor was a Christian and a member of the First Christian Church in Palestine. He retired from Union Pacific Railroad, as a brakeman/conductor, after many years of dedicated service.     

He is preceded in death by his parents John and Ethel Taylor; sisters, Florence Miller, Florine Badger, Myrle Piat; brothers, John Carlton Taylor, Jr. and Thomas Gene Taylor.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his loving wife Glynda Taylor; daughter, Rhonda Taylor; son, Mark Taylor; grandchildren, Jessica Brown, Olivia Taylor, and Sydney Taylor; and great-grandchildren, Raeliegh, Holden, Beckett, and Elsie.

The family will honor Mr. Taylor with a private family service at a later date.

Services for Cecil Bernard Taylor are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas. 

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Palestine, TX 75801

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