- Cullman, Alabama

March 25, 2013

William Houston ‘Doug’ Taylor

Cullman Funeral Home

CULLMAN — William Houston ‘Doug’ Taylor

Funeral services for William Houston “Doug” Taylor, 77, of Hanceville will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Good Hope Baptist Church, Dr. Ralph Andrews and Rev. Howard Wolfe Jr. officiating, with interment in Shelton Grove Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m.

Cullman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Taylor passed away Saturday, March 23, at his residence. He was born May 29, 1935, to Houston and Ruby Palmer Taylor. He was a member of Ironworkers Local 92 for 59 years and a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Doug loved to build homes and loved to fish. He was a devoted granddad.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Annette Taylor; two sons, Billy (Pamela) Taylor and Stephen (Jessica) Taylor; a daughter, Freda (Reggie) Clarke; grandchildren, Kara (Clay) McAnnally, Ryan Taylor, Ethan Taylor, Emily Taylor, Lauren Taylor and Elijah Taylor; and a host of family and friends.

Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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