77, of Tipp City, passed away Monday, December 12, 2016.

He was born March 24, 1939 in Dayton, the son of John Wesley and Esther Agnes (Hatton) Taylor.

Dick was a member of New Carlisle Baptist Church. He was a lover of classic cars and a good steak dinner.

Dick is preceded in death by his parents; wife Judy Taylor; grandson Neil Akers; great-grandson Jordan Robbins; brothers Jim, John W., Jr., and Joe Taylor; and sister Gwen.

He is survived by his son Mark (Debbie) Taylor; daughters Tonya (Tom) Rader and Donna (Bill) Burkle; grandchildren Krista, Jennifer, Rachel, Amanda, Heather, Jacob, Brittney and Levi; 22 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday from 5-6 PM in Bethel Baptist Church, with a memorial service beginning at 6:00 PM. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.trostelchapman.com.