Obituary: Wayne Daniel 'Red' Taylor, 87, of Nampa, Idaho

Posted: Apr. 28, 2017 3:36 pm

Wayne Daniel "Red" Taylor, 87, passed away April 18, 2017, in Nampa, Idaho. He was born at home in Hannibal, Mo., Nov. 27, 1929, to Raymond S. and L Ruth Taylor.

He attended Hannibal High School and played football for the University of Missouri, where he graduated in 1952. After college, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served as a jet carrier pilot on the USS Saratoga, USS Forestall and the USS Monterey during the Korean War. He married his high school sweetheart, Billy Francis Stout, in Quantico, Va. He returned to Hannibal to raise their three children, where he began a 23-year career with S.C. Johnson Wax.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Billy Francis Taylor; his parents; siblings Raymond F. Taylor, Catherine E, (Dolbeare) and great-granddaughter Bailey Downs.

He is survived by his children, Danielle (Gary Downs), Wayne Taylor Jr. (Stephanie) and Julie (Tim Dranginis).

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