Boyd Leon Taylor, 56, of Orangefield, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, at Christus Hospital, St. Mary in Port Arthur. Born on Jan. 3, 1957 in Tacoma, Wa., to his parents, Clarence Leon Taylor and Yvonne (Tarver) Taylor, he was a lifelong resident of Orange.

He was of the Pentecostal faith, and attended the First United Pentecostal Church in Orange. Boyd worked in many different jobs during his life and was most recently a truck driver. Boyd was a man who enjoyed and loved life, spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, camping and boat racing; and will be missed by many.

Boyd is preceded in death by his brother, Steven Lynn Taylor; his sister, Angie Strong; his mother-in-law, Emma Busby and his father-in-law, S. W. Busby.

Those who will most cherish his memory are his loving wife of 34 years, Karen Busby Taylor of Orangefield; his father, Leon Taylor of Kirbyville; his mother, Yvonne Bornette of Orange; his sister-in-law, Eileen Kimbrough and her children, Chris and Beth all of Lindale, Tx; his brother-in-law, Curtis Busby of League City; and also cherishing his memory are numerous members of his extended family.

Services by which to remember Boyd’s life will be at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

A gathering of Boyd’s family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. In accordance with Boyd’s wishes, cremation will follow services.

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