November 25 1929 October 27 2019
E. Glyn Taylor November 25, 1929 – October 27, 2019 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Funeral service for E. Glyn Taylor will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 in Westminster Presbyterian Church, Lawton, Oklahoma with Rev. Mark Henslee, Pastor and Matt Kelly officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in Highland Cemetery under direction of Becker-Rabon Funeral Home. Edward Glyn Taylor, age 89, Lawton, Oklahoma, died Sunday, October 27, 2019 at his residence. He was born November 25, 1929 in Slate Springs, Mississippi to E.L. “Fate” and Minnie Pearl (Clark) Taylor. He graduated high school in Derma, Mississippi and joined the U.S. Army in October of 1948, serving for 22 years. He served in Korea during the Korean Conflict, served two tours in Germany and two tours in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He earned the following awards: Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal Good, Conduct Medal with five loops, Army Commendation Medal with First Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device, Air Medal and seven Overseas Service Bars. He retired from the Army as a CW3 on September 1, 1970. Glyn worked as an Independent Insurance agent until 1986. He married Patsy R. Hilliard on October 27, 1949 at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas. He was a long-time member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. He was a perpetual member of Masonic Lodge #540 and a perpetual member of the Guthrie Scottish Rite Consistory. He was also a lifetime member of York Rite in Edinburgh, Scotland. He received his 60 year membership award in the Masonic Blue Lodge. He was a member of India Shriners in Oklahoma City. He was also a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. Glyn was a skilled woodworker and very generous with his work. He had a great sense of humor and made and gave away hundreds of wooden round “Tuits” because he enjoyed making others laugh. He loved all of his family and friends and will be greatly missed. Survivors include his wife, of the home; three daughters, Patricia Ann Gaynes and husband Alex, Tucson, Arizona, Nancy Jeanette Seres and husband Frank, Sr., Lawton, and Judy Gwyn Hervey and husband Mike, Elgin, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, Christine, Sarah, Esther, Joshua, Carl, Tad and Molly; nine great grandchildren and a soon to be born great granddaughter; one brother, Carl Taylor, Copperas Cove, Texas; and one sister, Sarah Ann Stephenson, Ackerman, Mississippi. Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 7110 W. Gore Blvd, Lawton OK 73505 or to the India Shrine Children’s Transportation Fund, 3601 NW 36th Street, Oklahoma City OK 73112. An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.beckerfuneral.com. Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of E Glyn Taylor November 25 1929 October 27 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Lawton, state: Oklahoma