Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Rev. Raymond Taylor

Born: 03/19/1940 Died: 07/08/2009 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: Reverand

Rev. Raymond Taylor, formerly of Wilburton, passed away July 8, 2009, in Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 69. He was born March 19, 1940, in Wilburton to the late Lizzie and McKinley Taylor. He served nine years in the Armed Forces. He had a love for the mission field and labored for the Lord in the ministry and mission work for 35 years. He served as Director of Missions in Oklahoma for six years and served as a pastor for 11 churches in Oklahoma and two in Mississippi. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Anthony Ray Taylor, and a brother. Raymond is survived by his wife of 38 years, Regina Denson Taylor of Walnut Grove, Mississippi; daughter, Sharon Bennett of Philadelphia, Mississippi; three grandchildren, Cassie Whittaker of Austin, Texas, Christopher Bennett and Talon Taylor, both of Ada; three great-grandchildren, Tristan Whittaker of Austin, Texas, Matthew and Dakota Whittaker, both of Wilburton; four sisters, Ethel Salvino of Canton, Ohio, Rose Gilmore of Calera, Lillie Roberts of Durant, and Ruth Tremper of San Diego, California; brother, McKinley Taylor Jr. of Wilburton, and his loving church families in Oklahoma and Mississippi.