Hammersley “Pup” Taylor
Hammersley “Pup” Taylor, 89, of Rising Sun, MD, died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at home. Born in North East, MD on April 28, 1926, he was the son of the late Hammersley Taylor Sr. and Betty Culley. He was preceded in death by his brother Delbert Taylor.
Hammersley served in World War II in the Army Air Corps. He was an electrician and served as the President of the Board of Electrical Contractors. He was a member and past president of OUAM Lodge. He was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Hammersley was a member, Sunday school teacher and Trustee of Shelemiah Methodist Church.
His interests were hunting, fishing, crabbing and watching birds. He always enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ann Bradley Taylor, his children and their spouses, James and Sally Taylor of Wexford, PA, Patricia and Jerry Clay of Del Ray, WV, Carol and Stephen McKinney of North East, MD, Dorothy Taylor and Don Pollock of Niagara Falls, NY, Mary Jane Smith of Mechanicsburg, PA, his sister, Joyce Boland of Elkton, MD, his grandchildren, Patti, Deanna, Kim, Jennifer, Jim, Kelly, Karen and Calum, ten great-grandchildren and Felix, his cat.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 17th, 2 p.m. at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 South Main St., North East. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in care of the funeral home to Shelemiah United Methodist Church or Amedisys Hospice Care.
For condolences, please visit www.crouchfuneral home.com.