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Floyd Roy Taylor

February 17, 1947 - May 31, 2019



Floyd Roy Taylor of Boon passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 at home. He was 72.

Roy was born February 17, 1947 in Boon Township, Wexford County to Floyd J. and Gloria May (Ramey) Taylor.

He graduated from Cadillac High School in 1965 and shortly after enlisted in the United States Navy. Roy was a broadcast engineer at TV 7 & 4 and later worked for Missaukee Communications where he repaired and installed radios. He retired from Cadillac Wholesale Tire and owned Wexford Communications as a side business.

Roy loved to work with electronics and had a knack for fixing everything from vehicles and radios to organs. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, Sandy. Roy loved his grandchildren and had a special connection to his granddaughter, Natilee.

On October 21, 1972 in Cadillac he married Sandra J. Hudson and she survives him along with their children: Deb Taylor of Gaylord and Roy Taylor of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; grandchildren: Garret, Natilee, Jacob and Jessica.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters: Sarah Whaley, Connie Barber, Norma Powell and a daughter-in-law, Michelle Taylor.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac with Pastor Andrew Dado officiating with full military rites under the auspices of the Cadillac Area Honor Guard. Friends may meet the family Monday from 5-7 PM at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Selma Township Cemetery in Wexford County.

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  • Delbert & Patricia Edwards - Jun 3rd, 2019 8:29 pm

    "Our condolences to the family."

  • Dennis Schultz - Jun 4th, 2019 11:37 am

    "I am so sorry to hear that Roy has passed away. I enjoyed working in the engineering department with Roy many years ago at TV 7&4 in Traverse City. He was always willing to share his knowledge and I learned a lot from him over the years. Our work was often stressful but we shared many laughs along the way. A good man gone too soon. My condolences to Roy’s family. "

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