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Malcolm L. Taylor

Born: Wed., Dec. 9, 1936
Died: Tue., Aug. 25, 2015


2:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 26, 2015
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Malcolm L. Taylor age 78 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the home of his daughter in Barren County, KY.  He was born on December 09, 1936 in the Gaines Hill Community of Cumberland County, KY to the late Wheeler and Verda Capps Taylor.  Malcolm graduated from Reppert School of Auctioneering in 1963.  He provided Real Estate and Auction services to South Central Kentucky for over fifty years.  He was a past president of the Jaycees, past chairman of the Cumberland County Democratic Committee, a master mason of Cumberland Lodge #413 for 49 years, and past president of the Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce.  In January 2010, Malcolm was honored with an induction into the Kentucky Auctioneer Hall of Fame, and received the Half Century Award from the Kentucky Real Estate Commission.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Short Taylor, three sisters, Ozell Thurman, Inez Eggert, and Virginia Barrow, and one brother, B.F. Taylor.

Survivors Include:
One Daughter- Sheila Taylor Davis and her husband Joel of Glasgow, KY
Three Brothers- Buford Taylor of Burkesville, KY, and Clifton(and Sandra) Taylor and Carlos(Linda Morris)Taylor all of Bowling Green, KY
One Sister- Dorsey "Ina" (and Bob) Petro of Indianapolis, IN
Two Granddaughters- Lori(and Travis)Decker of Glasgow, KY, and Brandy(and Andrew)Smith of Edmonton, KY
Two Step Grandsons- Trevor Davis and James Davis both of Glasgow, KY
Three Great Grandchildren- Avrie, Khloe, and Kaige all of Glasgow, KY,
One Step Great Grandchild- Landon Davis
and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral Service:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Gaines Hill Cemetery.  Family requests visitation after 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

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Kathy Guffey Graves
   Posted Tue August 25, 2015
Shelia, I am so sorry about Malcolm's passing. If there is anything that I can help you with in any way feel free to call me. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jessica Durham
   Posted Wed August 26, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God provide you with the comfort and peace that only He can. Jessica Durham & Braxton

Joann Turner
   Posted Wed August 26, 2015
I'm so sorry for your loss.Our cousins are getting fewer every day.

Darrell Smith
   Posted Wed August 26, 2015
Sorry to hear of Malcom Taylo's passing. I knew him since 1983 when I became a Police Officer for the City of Burkesville.

Portia Taylor Sallee
   Posted Wed August 26, 2015
Sheila, to you and your Family my deepest sorrow at the loss of your Father. Malcolm was a very special person and we will all miss him.

Mezetta Hunter
   Posted Wed August 26, 2015
I offer Condolences To the Taylor Family , I did not have the opportunity to Know Malcolm , but I did know Carlos. I will be saying a prayer for you all.

Lois Davis
   Posted Thu August 27, 2015
Shelia, just wanted you to know I'm here if you need me. Love you dearly, Lois

Floren C Morrison
   Posted Thu August 27, 2015
Shelia, sorry for your loss of your father and my friend. I met Malcolm in 1976. As a 19 year old starting Auctioneer. Was at his office last year and h gave me a old pa unit he had used years ago. Still have it , it don t work .Praying for your family .God bless...Floren CMorrison 270-585-1351

donna hamilton
   Posted Thu August 27, 2015
My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends~R.I.P. Malcom ,you were a good friend and will be missed by many~

Dorsey & Bob Petro ( Ina )
   Posted Sun August 30, 2015
We will forever miss Malcolm.. Our love and condolences go to Sheila ( his daughter ) and husband, Joel Davis. Malcolm was a great brother to me for these 70 yrs. I am am grateful for those years.