Eric Taylor

54, Oblong, IL.

IT WAS ERIC’S WISH to be cremated with no services with a private family service at a later date.  Burial will be in the Waggoner Cemetery, rural Chauncey, IL.

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY may take the form of a contribution to the Deaconess Gateway Hospital Oncology Department, 600 Mary St., Evansville, IN  47747 or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL  62449.

Eric Taylor, 54, died Friday, August 7, 2015 at his home in Oblong surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on November 16, 1960 in Oblong, IL, the son of Arthur Taylor and Betty (Yager) Taylor.

After graduating from Oblong High School in 1978, Eric started working in construction and continued until being diagnosed with cancer in 2012.

Eric is survived by his mother, Betty Taylor, Oblong, IL; a brother and sister-in-law Mark and Marilyn Taylor, Jupiter, FL.; four sisters and brothers-in-law Sherry and Denny Paddick, Oblong, IL; Lynda and Stephen Oliver, O’Fallon, FL; Denise McCleave, Oblong, IL; and Stacey and Cary Elliott, Robinson, IL; along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Eric in death was his father, Arthur Taylor in 1992.

A special thanks to Deaconess Gateway Oncology for the quality of care Eric received.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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