Clifton R. Taylor Sr.


Mr. Clifton R. “Tink” Taylor Sr., 83, husband of Barbara Ann Taylor and a resident of Oyster, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020, at his residence. A native of Oyster, he was the son of the late William T. Taylor and the late Louise Rayfield Taylor. He was retired from Northampton County Landfill and a member of Travis Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by two sons, C. Rooks Taylor Jr. and his wife, Kathy, of Cheriton, and M. Andy Taylor and his wife, Tess, of Oyster; four grandchildren, Amy Taylor, Drew Taylor, Hudson Taylor, and Walker Taylor; and two great-grandchildren, Emma and Taylor Appenzeller. He was predeceased by a brother, William R. “Bud” Taylor.

A graveside service was conducted Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Cape Charles Cemetery with the Rev. Virginia Greer and the Rev. Jeff Conrow officiating. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Travis Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Nancy Goffigon, P.O.  Box 106, Cheriton, Virginia 23316.

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Arrangements were made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles.