Lawrence Dale ‘Larry’ Taylor
Lawrence Dale “Larry” Taylor, 65, died on May 22, 2017, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. He was born on March 2, 1952, in Wichita, to Dale and Arlene Taylor. He was a member of Gospel Fellowship Church, Scott City, and the Howard First Baptist Church. He was a member of the Elk County Community Foundation. On Aug. 13, 1972, he married Marcia Winn in Howard. Larry was a missionary with Teens for Christ Connection for 20 years. He was the pastor at Gospel Fellowship Church, Shallow Water, for 13 years until retiring in October 2016. He was an ordained youth pastor. He went on mission trips to Russia, Belarus, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, China and various places throughout the United States. He had a passion for disaster relief and SPLASH trips. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Heather Carver, and husband, Adam, Burlington; a son, Ben Taylor, and wife, Megan, Richmond Hill, Ga.; a brother, Terry and Pearl Taylor; his mother-inlaw, Gleneva Winn; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and father-in-law, Dwight Winn. Funeral service will be Fri., May 26, 2:00 p.m., at the Howard First Baptist Church with Alan Hunter presiding. Interment will be at Grace Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Teens For Christ Connection in Phillipsburg and the Howard First Baptist Church in care of Countryside Funeral Home, 206. E. Washington, Box 1233, Howard, Ks. 67349. A register book is also available to sign at Price and Sons Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St. Scott City, on Fri., May 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.