Floyd J. “Buck” Taylor, 94, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on May 25, 2021 at the Lowrie Place.
He was born October 15, 1926 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late James Earl Taylor and the late Elizabeth Reott Taylor.
Floyd was owner and operator for 30 years of Kenemuth Garage in Butler, PA. He was a veteran of the United States Navy during World War II, where he received several awards, US Navy Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Medal, the American Campaign Medal, and the Victory Medal. Floyd was a life member of the Moose Lodge #64 and the Moose Legion, the VFW Post #249, the American Legion Post #117, and the Elks Lodge #170. He also was a social member of the SoL Club, served on the Butler Boat Club Board for 8 years, the 1st Butler High School Vo-Tech Advisory Board (Mechanic) for 4 years and VP of the Butler High School Band Parent Organization for 4 years. He enjoyed boating, auto auctions, and snowmobiles. Floyd was a life member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church.
He is survived by one son, Earl J. (Christine) Taylor of Butler, PA, one grandson Joshua J. (Sarah) Taylor of Butler, PA; and one sister, Hazel Kurtz of Weekee Wachi, FL.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marian L. Brown Taylor, whom he married on October 7, 1950, and who passed away on August 31, 1998; two brothers, Earl V. Taylor, and Robert A. Taylor; one sister, June Chapin; and long time companion, Lucille Milich.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001.
Burial will take place in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Herman, PA.
Officers and Members of the American Legion Post #117, American Legion Post #778 and VFW Post #249 will conduct military services at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Elks Lodge #170, 80 Kaufman Drive, Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.