Clarence James Taylor

July 24, 1941 ~ March 15, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Clarence Taylor Obituary

Clarence James Taylor Sr., 81, of Bidwell, passed away, at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at his home surrounded by family. He was born July 24, 1941, in Gallia County, Ohio, he was the son of the late Russel D. and Wanda N. (Holston) Taylor. He was a retired heavy equipment operator.

He is survived by his children, Jimmy (Kathleen) Taylor, of Proctorville, and Teri (Randy) Knollenberg, of Oklahoma, three step-children, Andrea Halley, of Proctorville, Greta (Donald) Plants, of Bidwell, Paul (Connie) Barthelmas, of Coolville, Ohio. He was a loving father figure to Jason Jones, of Belmont, Karen Gonzales, of Michigan, Mario Gonzales, of Fairfield, Carrie (Darrin) Nash, of Utah, James Jimenez, of Michigan, and Paul Jimenez, of Columbus. Also surviving is his brother, Jessie (Betty Jo) Taylor, of Gallipolis, four sisters, Jane (John) Gilbert, of Huntington, WV., Naomi (Gary) Bryan, of Crown City, Pam (Roger) Cordrey, of Galion, Debra (Dave) Carpenter, of Cadmus, a sister-in-law, Jane Taylor, of Gallipolis, a host of grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Clarence was preceded by his beloved wife, Judy G. Alberts Taylor on July 20, 2012, two brothers, Russell L. Taylor, and John R. Taylor, three sisters, Jeanie Gillispie, and Jacqueline Cordrey, and Edna Joyce Taylor.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023, in the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis, with Pastor Alfred Holley officiating.  Entombment will follow in the Chapel of Hope Mausoleum in the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

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March 19, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cremeens Funeral Chapel, Gallipolis
75 Grape St.
Gallipolis, Ohio 45631

Funeral Service
March 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Cremeens Funeral Chapel, Gallipolis
75 Grape St.
Gallipolis, Ohio 45631


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