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Richard Taylor

September 19, 1936 — October 19, 2021

Richard C. Taylor, 85, of Stilwell, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021, at the Northeastern Health Center in Tahlequah.

Richard was born on September 19, 1936, in Yavapai County, Arizona. He was the son of Lester Taylor and Genevie Reeves Taylor. Richard had worked many different occupations including dog catcher, sheriff’s deputy, landscaping and as a dairy farmer. He was of the Christian Faith. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, his guns Jeeping and anything to do with being outdoors. He was a family man always doing for his grandchildren. He loved to hug the old oak tree.

He is survived by two sons, Ernest Heydorn of Arizona and Richard Anthony Carl Taylor of Prairie Grove, Arkansas; one sister, Ruth; eight grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Sue Taylor and one son William Farley.

A memorial service will be held at the Fayetteville National Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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Fayetteville National Cemetery

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