William “Bill” Doyle Taylor

"Bill" Taylor

"Bill" Taylor

William "Bill" Doyle Taylor, age 90, of Herber Springs, formerly of Beebe, passed away Sunday May 15, 2016 at 5:30 a.m. He was born on March 24, 1926 to Frank and Bertha (Goad) Taylor in Bradford, Ark. William proudly served in the United States Army and the United States Air Force during WWII, the Korean Conflict, and Vietnam Wars.

He is survived by sons, Lon Taylor and wife Peggy of Kingmon, Ariz., Robert Lee Taylor and Wife Patricia of Quitman, Ark.; daughters, Carol Funderburk and husband David of Congress, Ariz., Rose Jaramillo and husband Sonny of Rawlins, Shirley Hunter and husband Mike of Erie, Pa., Sharon Cormeny and husband John of Cabot, Ark., and Patricia Austin of Enola, Ark.; eleven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, and brother, Howard Taylor and wife Loretta of Bradford, Ark.

William is preceded in death by his wife of fifty one years, Mary Louise McCormack Taylor, parents, brother, Larue Taylor and sister, Jewel Ransier.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, AR 72202.

Family will receive friends starting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday May 19, 2016 with Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Burial will be in Smith Cemetery, Bradford, Ark. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. www.SmithFamilyCares.com

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