MAYVILLE - Guy A. Taylor, 94, of Washington St., Mayville, died Monday (Nov. 5, 2012) in St. Vincent's Hospital in Erie, Pa.
He was born March 5, 1918, in Mayville, the son of the late Bertrand S. and Dorothy L. Parment Taylor
Guy was a veteran of the U.S. Army as a Staff Sargent during World War II serving from April 17, 1941, until October 17, 1945. He served in the 33rd Division 131st Infantry Headquarters Company, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force as a radio operator, having served in England, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Guy A. Taylor
He had worked at the Chautauqua Malted Milk Plant in Mayville for 30 years. He had also worked as a custodian at Hewes BOCES in Ashville retiring at the age of 69.
Guy was a member of the Mayville American Legion and the Ham Radio Club with his call letters WB2BWF.
Guy enjoyed traveling, the amateur radio, keeping up with his family, and going to reunions with his Army buddies. He loved watching the Mayville 4th of July parade.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Winn Taylor, formerly of England, and whom he married August 18, 1947; a son, Devon (Nancy) Taylor of Mayville; a daughter, Deirdre (Ron) Bennett of St. Paris, Ohio; and two granddaughters, Hannah Bennett and Aurelia Taylor.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Arthur Donnelly.
The funeral service were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9 in the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville. Rev. Mark Parsons of the Mayville United Methodist Church officiated. Burial was in the Mayville Cemetery. The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8 in the funeral home and for one hour prior to the funeral on Friday.
Memorials may be made to the Mayville Vol. Fire Department, PO Box 2, Mayville, N.Y. 14757.