Funeral services for Mr. Austin P. Taylor, age 91, of Manchester, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Alan Adams officiating.
Burial will follow in the Manchester City Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until time of services at the funeral home.
Mr. Taylor passed away on Saturday, July 5 at NHC in Tullahoma, TN.
Mr. Taylor was born in Whitleyville, TN, the son of the late Bedford and Berettia McCoin Taylor.
He served his country in the United States Army during World War II, was an inspector at Carrier, delivered Manchester Times newspapers for 20 years, and was also involved in the local Meals on Wheels program. He was a member of Main Street Church of Christ in Manchester.
In addition to his parents, Austin was also preceded in death by his wife, Edna Browning Taylor, who passed away in 2009. He is survived by two sons, Roger (Kathy) Taylor of Hillsboro and Dennis Taylor of Manchester; one sister-in-law, Polly Taylor of Manchester; four grandchildren, Tammy (Jason) Ponder of Tullahoma, Jeremy Taylor of Manchester, Chad Taylor of Tullahoma, and Jeff Taylor of Michigan; and eight great-grandchildren, Cody and Wesley Taylor of Tullahoma, Seth and Jana Taylor of Winchester, Savannah Carroll of Tullahoma, and Gracie, Sophie and Charlotte Ponder, all of Tullahoma.