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Russell Dean Taylor

August 3, 1946 - March 30, 2016

Russell Dean “Russ” Taylor, 69, of Moundsville,WV, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at home, surrounded by his wife, daughters and friends.
He was born August 3, 1946 in Glen Dale, WV, a son Bill and Elizabeth (Burton) Taylor.
Russ was preceded in death by his father, Leslie O. “Bill” Taylor; mother, Elizabeth L. Taylor of Moundsville and brother, Leslie F. “Bill” Taylor of Albuquerque, NM.
In Addition to his wife of 50 years, Mary Jane Taylor of Moundsville, he is survived by two daughters, Shelly (Fred) Weaver of Wheeling, WV and Jodie (John) Canter of Martins Ferry, OH; sister, Judy (Ted) Parsons of Moundsville; sister-in-law, Janie Taylor of Albuquerque; six nieces and nephews and five grandchildren, April, Sarah, Savannah, Russell and Luke.
Russ was a graduate of Moundsville High School, worked eight years with Consol Coal, 34 years as an addiction counselor, former Director of Doctor Lee Jones Miracles Happen Center/Healthways Incorporated, member of Fairview United Methodist Church, an US Army Veteran from 1965-1967, where he was stationed in Germany, member of the Belmont -Jefferson Beagle Club and competed in numerous beagle trails, and raised several field AKC Grand Champions, he truly loved his beagles and was a proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous with thirty five years of sobriety.
Friends will be received for a Memorial Gathering, Saturday, April 9, 2016 from noon until the time of his Memorial Service at 2pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, with Rev. Ray Klages officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Doctor Lee Jones Miracles Happen Alumni in c/o TMCFunding.com.
Online condolences may be to the family at expressed at www.altmeyer.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


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