Louis Vaughn “Von” Taylor
Published 4:30 pm Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Louis Vaughn “Von” Taylor, 84, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Walter Pruitt and Georgia Clyburn Taylor.
Von was a graduate of Unaka High School and Steed College. He served in the United States Air Force. He was retired as a machinist from the Raytheon Corporation.
Von was a member and deacon of Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jacob, Joy, Charles “Rank,” Jerry and Jarod “Rusty” Taylor.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Virginia Thelma Timbs Taylor; his daughters, Suzanne (Eddie) Archer and Lisa (Pat) McGinnis. He was Pappy to Logan Archer and Lauryn Grace McGinnis. He is also survived by several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
The graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10, in the Blevins Cemetery (Liberty Hollow), Elizabethton, with the Rev. Kenny Lethcoe, the Rev. Nick Colbaugh and the Rev. Mark Grubb officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Saturday, will be Eddie Archer, Logan Archer, Pat McGinnis, Randal Lewis, Doyce Sheffield and Dejuane Sheffield. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Martin Tran, Don Williams, Sonny Fletcher, Dwain Peters, nephews and his church family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church, % Mary Evelyn Buck, 136 Ed Davis Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Saturday. Friends may register their presence at the funeral home from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Friday. Military Honors will be provided by the VFW Post 2108. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Taylor family.